Global EPDM market projected to reach $1.2 billion by 2026

EPDM rubber accounts for significant portion of rubber parts that are utilized in automotive vehicle. In the automotive industry, EPDM is used in hoses, gaskets, body sealing, weather stripping, brake parts, windshield wipers, and other under-hood applications. The automobile production is in decline phase since 2018. The production further dipped in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, the market is expected to grow in the near future with the rise in the living standard of people and the development of new technologies

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Keltan 2470E EPDM Grade for Excellent Electrical Performance in Wire and Cable

Ethylene propylene diene polymers (EPDM) are the most widely used rubbers in the range of available synthetic rubbers for non-tire applications. Due to the unsaturated backbone, EPDM can be employed in various applications in which characteristics such as resistance to ozone, heat and moisture, flexibility at low temperatures, a wide range of tensile strength and hardness levels, and excellent electrical insulating properties are important

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Challenges In Extrusions Met With Branched, High Molecular Weight Keltan 13561C EPDM

Keltan 13561C was introduced as the premier EPDM grade for extruded seals. It has quickly become apparent that the unique combination of the grade’s characteristics makes this material one of the principal tools for other applications. The very high molecular weight and long chain controlled branching drive economical compounding and enhanced processing. Hose formulations can benefit from these characteristics.

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