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Monitoring Rubber

  • Friday, 23rd February 2001
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A new technique for testing the condition of rubber products could lead to cost and time savings for industry and improve safety, by making it easier to check the likely performance life of parts in service.

Scientists from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Monash University have developed a technique that can evaluate the condition of rubber products such as conveyor belts or vehicle tyres. Unfortunately, rubber performance degrades over time due to ageing,”” says CSIRO’s Anita Hill.

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