ARDL Rubber Training – Adhesion of Rubber

Adhesion Course Outline – (Approximately 1 Hour)

1.  Adhesion of Rubber to Brass on Brass Coated Steel
    a.  Brass composition – copper/zinc ratio and oxide layer
    b.  Rubber to Brass Adhesion Model
    c.  Rubber to Brass Bonding
    d.  Sulfidation – Copper Sulfide Layer
    e.  Copper Sulfide Bonds to Natural Rubber
    f.  Curing Cycle
    g.  Rubber Compound Ingredients – Effect on Adhesion
       i.  Elastomer Type
       ii.  Sulfur
       iii.  Accelerators
       iv.  Zinc Oxide
       v.  Stearic Acid
       vi.  Cobalt Complexes
       vii.  Resorcinol Based Resin Adhesion System
       viii.  Silica
       ix.  Carbon Black
       x.  Rubber Compound Summary Adhesion to Brass

2.  Adhesion of Rubber to Non-Brass Metals
    a.  Historical Adhesion of Rubber to Metals
    b.  Metal to Rubber Flow Chart
    c.  Preparing the Metal Substrate – Chemical Method
    d.  Preparing the Metal Substrate – Mechanical Method
    e.  Rubber to Metal Bonding Model

3.  Adhesion to Textiles
    a.  Polyester2-coat Adhesion System S
    b.  Blocked Isocyanate Polyester Pre-treatment Dip
    c.  Nylon Treatment
    d.  Resorcinol Based Resin Adhesion System
    e.  In-Rubber Compound Adhesion Systems
    f.  Factors Affecting Adhesion in RFL Dips
    g.  Environmental Factors Affecting Adhesion
    h.  Ply Coat Compound for RFL Coated Polyester
    i.  Ply Coat Compound for Polyester Without RFL Top Coat
    j.  Nylon Coat Compound for RFL Coated Nylon
    k.  Nylon Coat Compound for Nylon Without RFL Coat

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