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butyl rubber

Syllabification: bu·tyl rub·ber

Definition of butyl rubber in English:

noun

A synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene and isoprene.
Example sentences
  • Gloves made of butyl rubber, nitrile, and fluoride-containing hydrocarbon polymer (ie, Viton) have been shown to provide adequate protection from glutaraldehyde.
  • The body mounts are made f a micro-cellular urethane / butyl rubber compound and are tuned specifically for their purpose.
  • Depending on the type and location of the flashings, roofing tar or silicone or butyl rubber sealants can be used to seal small cracks and gaps.

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