Thermoplastic Vulcanizates

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S. Dubinin and V. Ducháček

Department of Polymers, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic


Thermoplastic vulcanizates, dispersions of fully vulcanized rubber in a thermoplastic matrix, are a young but already widely used group of thermoplastic elastomers. Although a special mixing process is needed for their production, their processing is easy. Thermoplastic vulcanizates show properties suitable for various applications.


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