natural rubber

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natural rubber

polyisoprene

poly(cis-1,4 isoprene)

(NR)

Properties

Molecular weight of repeat unit: 68.12 g/mol.

Repeat Unit


C5H8


NR repeat unit

Description

Natural rubber, NR, may be obtained from a number of species of plants, the primary one being the tree Hevea brasiliensis. Vulcanized natural rubber has outstanding mechanical properties representative of an ideal elastomer.

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