What Is Rubber Made out of?


Rubber is an elastomer that was originally derived from latex which is a milky colloid produced by some plants. It is used to manufacture among others tires and tubes as well as some households. Rubber is usually vulcanised to improve its resilience and elasticity and prevent it from perishing.
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Rubber is produced by some plants. The plants are tapped through an incision made into the bark of the tree and the latex sap collected and refined into a usable rubber. Rubber is used in the automobile industry to make tyres. It is also used to make soles and heels of shoes. Raincoats and gumboots are also made of rubber.
Rubber is made of an elastic hydrocarbon polymer that is derived from latex, which is a milky colloid that is produced by some plants. Lactarius deliciosus is a plant species from which such latex can be obtained.
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