Applying a thin film of Ticona´s GUR ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene to rubber profiles, hoses and conveyor belts can boost durability and expand their applications, the Celanese A.G. unit said. GUR UHMW-PE displays good impact strength and abrasion resistance and very low coefficient of friction, the firm said. It can be bonded to rubber compounds by vulcanization alone and requires only minor changes to existing production processes. For more information, visit www.ticona.com or www.celanese.com.
Ticona film improves rubber´s durability
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