Effects of Temperature on Hardness of Rubber Materials with Different Curing System

가교시스템이 다른 고무재료의 경도에 대한 온도의 영향

  • Jin, Hyun-Ho (Department of Advanced Chemicals, Chonnam National University) ;
  • Hong, Chang-Kook (Center for Functional Nano Fine Chemicals (BK21)) ;
  • Cho, Dong-Lyun (School of Applied Chemical Engineering, Chonnam National University) ;
  • Kaang, Shin-Young (School of Applied Chemical Engineering, Chonnam National University)
  • 진현호 (전남대학교 신화학소재공학과) ;
  • 홍창국 (기능성 나노 신화학소재 사업단(BK21)) ;
  • 조동련 (전남대학교 응용화학공학부) ;
  • 강신영 (전남대학교 응용화학공학부)
  • Published : 2008.12.31


In this study, the effects of curing system on the hardness of rubber materials at various temperature were investigated. NR and SBR were compounded with various sulfur or peroxide content, in order to obtain various crosslink densities. The changes of hardness and crosslink density were measured as a function of temperature and the relationship was examined. The thermal stresses were also measured in order to investigate the effect of entropy as a function of temperature. The hardness of NR and SBR compounds increased with increasing temperature above room temperature, and the measured thermal stress increased as temperature increased. However, the crosslink densities were not changed by temperature change.


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