An Overview of Rubber Recycling

  title={An Overview of Rubber Recycling},
  author={Samar Bandyopadhyay and Siddharth Agrawal and Rohit Ameta and Saikat Dasgupta and Rabindra Mukhopadhyay and Arup Saha Deuri and Suresh C . Ameta and Rakshit Ameta},
  journal={Progress in Rubber Plastics and Recycling Technology},
  pages={112 - 73}
Since the discovery of vulcanisation, rubber has become an indispensable material for the technological development of civilisation, starting from a simple balloon to complex rocket propellant. Rubber Industry worldwide is using on an average 50% of raw materials. These materials are mostly petroleum-based, except natural rubber (NR), steel cord and bead wire. Use of these petroleum-based raw materials not only depletes natural resources, but also produces more extreme environmental hazards… 

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