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Chemical Economics Handbook

Ethylene-Propylene Elastomers

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary5
Producers/capacity6
Production8
Consumption10
Trade12
Introduction12
Manufacturing processes13
Ethylene-propylene copolymers (EPMS)14
Ethylene-propylene terpolymers (EPDMS)15
Vulcanization16
Oil extension16
Environmental and health16
Supply and demand by region17
United States17
Producing companies17
Salient statistics18
Production18
Consumption19
Automotive uses20
Polymer modification21
Olefinic thermoplastic elastomers21
Other polymer modification21
Single-ply roofing21
Wire and cable insulation22
Oil additives22
Appliance parts22
Hoses23
Other23
Price23
Trade24
Imports24
Exports24
Canada27
Latin America28
Brazil29
Mexico31
Other Latin America31
Western Europe32
Producing companies32
Production33
Consumption34
Automotive uses36
Polymer modification37
Construction37
Wire and cable insulation37
Oil additives37
Appliance parts38
Other38
Price38
Trade39
Imports39
Exports40
Central and Eastern Europe41
Producing companies41
Production42
Consumption43
Trade43
Middle East45
Producing companies45
Consumption45
Africa46
Japan46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics48
Production48
Consumption50
Industrial rubber products51
Plastics blending52
Construction52
Price52
Trade53
Imports53
Exports54
China55
Producing companies55
Salient statistics57
Consumption58
Automotive uses59
Polymer modification59
Construction59
Sports uses60
Oil additives60
Wire and cable insulation60
Other60
Price60
Trade61
India62
South Korea63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics63
Consumption64
Trade65
Taiwan65
Other Asia66
Oceania67
Appendix—Nonconjugated dienes used in EPDM manufacture68
Ethylidene norbornene (ENB)70
Dicyclopentadiene (DCPD)70
1,4-Hexadiene72
Bibliography72

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