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Processing rubber sheets ceylon

rubber processing plant ceylon

Early Image of Processing Rubber in Ceylon #IMG204

To soften the rubber so that compounding ingredients can be added, the long polymer chains must be partially broken by mastication, mechanical shearing forces applied by passing the rubber between rollers or rotating blades.

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Date/Era: Early 1900s

Medium: Albumn Print

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