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Research Article

Biodiesel as a Plasticizer of a SBR-Based Tire Tread Formulation

Table 2

Solubility parameter of rubbers and mineral oils plasticizers.

in MPa1/2

EPDM and butyl rubber [2]16.1
Polyisoprene and natural rubber [2]16.5
Polybutadiene [2]17.1
Styrene-butadiene copolymer 20% styrene  
(this work)
Styrene-butadiene copolymer 40% styrene  
(this work)
Polystyrene [2]18.7
Acrylonitrile-butadiene copolymer 20% acrylonitrile  (this work)19.4
Acrylonitrile-butadiene copolymer 30% acrylonitrile  (this work)20.6
Aromatic oil plasticizer [2]16.4
Paraffinic oil plasticizer [2]15.3
Aromatic oil plasticizer  (this work)17.3
Naphthenic oil plasticizer  (this work)15.7
Paraffinic oil plasticizer  (this work)14.2