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nitrile rubber

noun, Chemistry
1.
a synthetic rubber obtained by the copolymerization of acrylonitrile and butadiene, noted for its oil resistance.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • Finally, the nitrile rubber product is weighed and pressed into bales in preparation for shipment.
  • Provide nitrile rubber gloves for employees in a variety of sizes.
  • The body shall be flanged, cast iron and the ball shall be a hollow steel sphere with a smooth covering of nitrile rubber.
  • The nitrile rubber underwent sever degradation shortly after this exposure.
  • Preferred materials generally include nitrile rubber, butyl rubber and plastic film laminates.

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