Styrene-Butadiene Elastomers (SBR)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary4
Summary5
Introduction 1
Manufacturing processes13
Cold emulsion polymerization 13
Hot emulsion polymerization 14
Solution polymerization14
Oil-extended polymers14
Carbon black masterbatches15
Vulcanization15
End uses16
Tires and tire products16
Nontire applications16
Mechanical goods (nonautomotive)16
Automotive16
Other17
Supply and demand by region18
World18
Capacity18
Salient statistics22
Price24
Trade25
North America28
Overview28
Capacity28
Salient statistics29
Trade31
United States32
Producing companies32
Salient statistics32
Trade34
Canada35
Producing companies35
Salient statistics35
Trade36
Mexico37
Producing companies37
Salient statistics37
Trade39
South America39
Producing companies40
Salient statistics41
Trade43
Western Europe44
Producing companies44
Salient statistics45
Trade47
Central Europe48
Producing companies48
Salient statistics50
Trade52
CIS and Baltic States53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics53
Trade55
Middle East56
Producing companies56
Salient statistics56
Trade58
Africa59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics59
Trade61
Indian Subcontinent62
Producing companies62
Salient statistics62
Trade64
Northeast Asia65
Overview65
Capacity65
Salient statistics66
Trade69
China69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics70
Trade73
Japan73
Producing companies73
Salient statistics73
Trade75
South Korea76
Producing companies76
Salient statistics76
Trade78
Taiwan79
Producing companies79
Salient statistics79
Trade81
Southeast Asia81
Producing companies82
Salient statistics84
Trade86
Bibliography87
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