CANAOPT (2011 > 2016)

Objectives:

> Understanding natural rubber’s (NR) sources of variability;

> Controlling NR variability

> Developing plasticizing methods;

> Improving our knowledge of NR-based formulations.

 

Project partners:

> Hutchinson

> Michelin

> Metaldyne

> Anvis

> The Laboratoire de Recherches et de Contrôle du Caoutchouc et des Plastiques (LRCCP), French Rubber and Plastics Research and Testing Laboratory

> Université du Maine

> The CIRAD

 

Labelling: Elastopole

Funds: FUI 12 and Institutional Regional Organisations