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European Union regulatory bodies are considering restricting the manufacture and use of PFAS – Should we be concerned?

15 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
You may not be aware of the current initiative of five European countries - Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway in coordination with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) - to restrict the manufacture and use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a diverse group of over 4,700 chemicals that contain carbon-fluorine bonds.
 

THERMAL-OXIDATIVE DEGRADATION OF RUBBER

15 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Most elastomers will undergo significant changes over time when exposed to heat, light, or oxygen (ozone). These changes can have a dramatic effect on the service life and properties of the elastomer and can only be prevented or slowed down by the addition of UV stabilizers, anti-ozonates, and antioxidants.
 

Why Use Rubber Matting?

12 Jul 2021 | Posted by Andrew Onions
Rubber Flooring or Rubber Matting can be designed to be used in many industrial, marine, transport and engineering environments, meeting a variety of technical requirements and technical standards. Rubber matting is manufactured from different polymers with various surface patterns and can be supplied as rubber floor tiles, rubber floor mats and rubber flooring rolls.