How is synthetic rubber made? Complete General Knowledge Question and Answer for Class 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Students CBSE Exams.

How is synthetic rubber made?

Natural rubber is made from latex which is a white fluid of the rubber tree. Synthetic rubber is made using man-made latex which is a combination of chemicals. Its main ingredients are butadiene and styrene. Butadiene is a gas while styrene is a liquid. Both are pumped into a tank containing a soapy mixture. A catalyst is added and the mixture is stirred. It becomes milky-white synthetic latex.

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