Technical Papers

Air retention properties-Ratio for CR-NR blend-Modification on laundry machines.
Harry Bader, September-October 2000.

An Improved Method for Measuring Filler Dispersion of Uncured Rubber.
Robert Samples, October 2001.

An Improved Method for Measuring Surface Roughness to Indicate Filler Dispersion.
C.R. Samples, October 2002.

Application of Modulus Profiling to Understand Aging in Rubber and Plastic Components.
Edward Terrill, May 2004.

Belt edge deterioration in radial steel belted tires.
Uday Karmarkar, November 2006.

Avoid over-curing to boost tear resistance in latex films.
Harry Bader, November-December 2005.

Can zinc oxide (active) replace 'white seal' grade in glove compounding.
Harry Bader, January-February 2003.

Causes of glove stains; fire-retardant additives; how to 'toughen' latex products.
Harry Bader, May-June 2005.

Chlorine testing procedure-condom burst.
Harry Bader, November-December 1999.

Combustibility of nitrile differs from natural latex.
Harry Bader, May-June 1998.

Compounding for hot cap retread truck tires.
Harry Bader

Condoms also cause allergic reactions.
Harry Bader, September-October 1997.

Demineralised water causing latex compound instability.
Harry Bader, March-April 2003.

Differences in latice perrformance-synthetic vs natural.
Harry Bader, November-December 2003.

Effect of Aging and Crosslink Distribution on Physical Properties of Rubber Compounds.
C.R. Samples and Edward Terrill, November 2005.

Effect of nitrogen purity on the oxidation of belt coat compound.
Uday Karmarkar, September 2006.

EPDM in latex form for research project.
Harry Bader, May-June 2006.

Faulty dipping angles-Latex film drying.
Harry Bader, July-August 1997.

Fingerprinting state of cure of automotive elastomers.
Uday Karmarkar, February 2007.

How to avoid latex 'scum'..Leaching issues..Flame retarders..Synthetic polyisoprene & NR latex, etc.
Harry Bader, September-October 2005.

How to control quality, process in latex operations.
Harry Bader, November-December 1998.

How to go about getting the FDA approval.
Harry Bader, January-February 2002.

How to make new anti-oxidants work.
Harry Bader, May-June 2002.

How to spot blooming; getting 'food grade' for gloves; store latex for 10 years.
Harry Bader, November-December 2004.

How to stop pin holes in exam gloves.
Harry Bader, September-October 1996.

Latex medical gloves do not protect against all substances.
Harry Bader, January-February 1998.

Layered Silicate Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites; Development and Applications
Hemant Thakkar, et. al. 2007.

Magnesium content in latex-Pinholes in gloves.
Harry Bader, September-October 1999.

Making a better industrial glove.
Harry Bader, March-April 2002.

Maturity of trees counts a lot in terms of latex film properties.
Harry Bader, September-October 2006.

MST as indicator of product strength; what makes an effective blend; changing polymers on same machine.
Harry Bader, January-February 2005.

New products from natural rubber latex.
Harry Bader, March-April 2006.

Non-staining AOs can solve 'pink problem'.
Harry Bader, September-October 2002.

NRL will stay as raw material for many products.
Harry Bader, November-December 2006.

On aging test failure, making softer surgical gloves, siliconisation problems etc.
Harry Bader, July-August 2004.

On breakdown time, discolouration of dipped latex & leach time.
Harry Bader, November-December 2001.

On creasing, testing tensile strength, the latex 'mystery', and adhesives...
Harry Bader, September-October 2001.

Oxidation Kinetics in Beltcoat Compound.
Edward Terrill, May 2005.

Ozone attack-Exam glove compound-Balloon colour.
Harry Bader, January-February 2000.

Particle count testing for vinyl gloves.
Harry Bader, November-December 2002.

Particle size of compounding chemicals.
Harry Bader, July-August 2006.

Phase Reinforcement Effects in TPV Nanocomposites.
Hemant Thakkar, May 2003.

Polyolefin elastomers with isotactic propylene crystallinity.
Kartik Srinivas, October 2003.

Process control in latex operations.
Harry Bader, November-December 1998.

Process control in latex operations.
Harry Bader, January-February 1999 (2).

Processing-Structure Relationships in Polypropylene/EPDM Thermoplastic Elastomer Nanocomposites.
Hemant Thakkar, 2004.

Reducing toxicity in latex products.
Harry Bader, July-August 2003.

Resistance to air permeation-Water leakage.
Harry Bader, May-June 2001.

Right accelerator-AO combine, latex discolouration causes; NRL prospects etc.
Harry Bader, March-April 2005.

Right pricing of protein-stripped NRL; fresh uses for SR-NR blends.
Harry Bader, March-April 2004.

Role of materials research in laboratory tire aging and durability test development.
Uday Karmarkar, 2006.

Rubber compound analysis and formula reconstruction.
Thomas Knowles, October 1996.

Safe method for chlorination of medical gloves.
Harry Bader, February 1997.

Shelf life prediction of medical gloves.
Uday Karmarkar, June 2000.

SR latex can be run on NR latex machines, but...
Harry Bader, July-August 2002.

Standard for catheters-finger holes-On-line chlorination.
Harry Bader, January-February 2001.

Starch filler in latex foam-Gloves' degradation.
Harry Bader, July-August 1999.

Suitable bactericide for latex compound-quality control checks.
Harry Bader, September-October 1998.

Synthetic polyisoprene-Neoprene latex.
Harry Bader, November-December 2000.

Systematic analysis of rubber compounds.
C.R. Samples and Thomas Knowles, October 1976.

Testing of rubber films-Latest dipping technology-Anti-webbing agent.
Harry Bader, July-August 2000.

The Effects of Dynamic Vulcanization on the Morphology and Rheology of TPV’s and their Nanocomposites.
Hemant Thakkar, October 2003.

The essential 4 T's of leaching.
Harry Bader, September-October 2004.

The problem of glove hole, creaming process for synthetic latex, etc.
Harry Bader, May-June 2004.

Tire Aging Studies Using Modulus Mapping and Diffusion Limited Oxidation Model.
Edward Terrill and Uday Karmarkar, October 2003.

Use of chemicals in compounding; boosting film colour; for higher CM in mattresses, etc.
Harry Bader, July-August 2005.

Use of DTBHQ-Book on technology-Qualifying new latex.
Harry Bader, May-June 2000.

Winter tires: Tread material test innovations.
Uday Karmarkar, December 2007.