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Styrene-Butadiene Elastomers (SBR)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary 7
Introduction13
Manufacturing processes15
Cold emulsion polymerization15
Hot emulsion polymerization16
Solution polymerization16
Oil-extended polymers17
Carbon black masterbatches17
Vulcanization17
End uses18
Tires and tire products18
Nontire applications18
Mechanical goods (nonautomotive)18
Automotive19
Other19
Supply and demand by region20
World20
Capacity20
Salient statistics24
Price26
Trade27
North America30
Overview31
Capacity31
Salient statistics31
Trade34
United States34
Producing companies34
Salient statistics35
Trade37
Canada38
Producing companies38
Salient statistics38
Trade39
Mexico39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Trade41
South America42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics43
Trade45
Western Europe46
Producing companies46
Salient statistics48
Trade50
Central Europe50
Producing companies50
Salient statistics53
Trade55
CIS and Baltic States55
Producing companies55
Salient statistics56
Trade58
Middle East59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics59
Trade61
Africa62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics62
Trade64
Indian Subcontinent65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics65
Trade67
Northeast Asia68
Overview68
Capacity68
Salient statistics69
Trade72
China72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics74
Trade76
Japan77
Producing companies77
Salient statistics77
Trade79
South Korea80
Producing companies80
Salient statistics81
Trade82
Taiwan83
Producing companies83
Salient statistics83
Trade85
Southeast Asia86
Producing companies86
Salient statistics88
Trade90
Additional resources92
Revisions93
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