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Polychloroprene
(C4H5Cl)n
General-purpose grade; Crystallization resistant grade; Adhesive grade; Specialty grade; Latex grade
Molded goods; contact adhesives; latex dipping components; flexible mechanical components; insulation of electrical wiring; belts ;hoses
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  • Acetylene + hydrochloric acid (radical polymerization of chloroprene)
  • Butadiene + chlorine (radical polymerization of chloroprene)
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Polychloroprene (a.k.a. Neoprene, Chloroprene Rubber) is the first synthetic rubber produced commercially by the free radical emulsion polymerization of chloroprene. It was first marketed by Dupont in 1933 under the DuPrene brand, and after significant improvements in the production process the brand was changed to Neoprene. Nowadays, it is one of the most important special rubbers produced, alongside Butyl Rubber, Nitrile Rubber (NBR) and ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM).
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Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Chart Description. This chart presents Polychloroprene prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 2)
  • Belgium: volume-weighted average import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 2)
  • Japan: volume-weighted average export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 2)
  • India: volume-weighted average import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Turkey: volume-weighted average import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 1)
  • Brazil: volume-weighted average import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 1, 2)
  • South Africa: volume-weighted average import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 1)

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Note 2. Price forecasts (upcoming 9-months) available only to subscribers of the ‘Pro’ or 'Business' plans.

Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.

Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective Polychloroprene prices plotted. You can filter a given Polychloroprene price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

About Polychloroprene. Polychloroprene (a.k.a. Neoprene, Chloroprene Rubber) is the first synthetic rubber produced commercially by the free radical emulsion polymerization of chloroprene. It was first marketed by Dupont in 1933 under the DuPrene brand, and after significant improvements in the production process the brand was changed to Neoprene. Nowadays, it is one of the most important special rubbers produced, alongside Butyl Rubber, Nitrile Rubber (NBR) and ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM).

Chemical Formula. (C4H5Cl)n

Commercial Grades. General-purpose grade; Crystallization resistant grade; Adhesive grade; Specialty grade; Latex grade

Uses. Molded goods; contact adhesives; latex dipping components; flexible mechanical components; insulation of electrical wiring; belts ;hoses

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Acetylene + hydrochloric acid (radical polymerization of chloroprene)
  • Butadiene + chlorine (radical polymerization of chloroprene)

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