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Styrene-Butadiene Elastomers (SBR)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 6
Summary 7
Introduction 14
Manufacturing processes 16
Cold emulsion polymerization 16
Hot emulsion polymerization 17
Solution polymerization 18
Oil-extended polymers 18
Carbon black masterbatches 19
Vulcanization 19
End uses 20
Tires and tire products 20
Nontire applications 20
Mechanical goods (nonautomotive) 20
Automotive 21
Other 21
Supply and demand by region 22
World 22
Capacity 22
Salient statistics 26
Price 28
Trade 29
North America 32
Overview 33
Capacity 33
Salient statistics 33
Trade 35
United States 36
Producing companies 36
Salient statistics 36
Trade 38
Canada 39
Producing companies 39
Salient statistics 39
Trade 40
Mexico 40
Producing companies 40
Salient statistics 41
Trade 42
South America 43
Producing companies 43
Salient statistics 44
Trade 46
Western Europe 47
Producing companies 47
Salient statistics 49
Trade 50
Central Europe 51
Producing companies 51
Salient statistics 53
Trade 55
CIS and Baltic States 56
Producing companies 56
Salient statistics 56
Trade 58
Middle East 59
Producing companies 59
Salient statistics 59
Trade 61
Africa 62
Producing companies 62
Salient statistics 62
Trade 64
Indian Subcontinent 64
Producing companies 64
Salient statistics 65
Trade 67
Northeast Asia 68
Overview 68
Capacity 68
Salient statistics 69
Trade 71
Mainland China 72
Producing companies 72
Salient statistics 73
Trade 75
Japan 76
Producing companies 76
Salient statistics 76
Trade 78
South Korea 79
Producing companies 79
Salient statistics 80
Trade 81
Taiwan 82
Producing companies 82
Salient statistics 82
Trade 84
Southeast Asia 84
Producing companies 85
Salient statistics 87
Trade 89
Additional resources 90
Revisions 91
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