This article has been reproduced with the permission of the author Paul McKavanagh, Director – Aquaspersions Malaysia
The processability of rubber when manufacturing rubber products is complicated. Therefore, the importance of processing aids to improve processability is increased. The function of the processing aids, fatty acid derivatives, is mainly based on lubricity and is affected by the kind of rubber and/or ingredients.
Elastomers are long chain polymers that have a high degree of polymerization, high molecular weight and some degree of branching.
PAHs are generated whenever substances are burned. Inhaling smoke or encountering contaminated soil exposes people to PAHs. Some PAHs may cause cancer and may affect the eyes, kidneys, and the liver.
Our Managing Director Mr. Raju Jethmalani spoke with Industry Magazine about “The factor that makes us stand out is the technical service we can provide.
History has taught us that in times of adversity ‘thinking out of the box’ helps companies weather the storm and come out on top. In these challenging times we have seen many companies go online very quickly, change the product mix, harness new channels to reach the end user and many other disruptions to their original business model.
Using the correct accelerator for the required outcome saves time, effort, wastage, man hours leading to lower costs of production and increased output.
If one does a quick survey with people asking how the manufacture of shoes impacts the environment, it would not be surprising to know that a majority believe that shoes affect the environment mostly AFTER they are thrown out. Hardly anyone thinks about the life cycle of manufacture of shoes that impacts the environment.