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Styrene Butadiene Rubber
(C8H8)x(C4H6)y
Grades vary in molecular weight and in styrene content (typically between 23 and 40%).
Tire production, footwear, mechanical goods, footwear, coatings, carpet backing and adhesives.
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  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)
  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)
  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)
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Styrene Butadiene Rubber (a.k.a. SBR, SBR Latex) is a synthetic polymer made of monomers 1,3-butadiene and styrene. It represents by far the biggest market share between synthetic elastomers produced worldwide. This elastomer offers excellent abrasion resistance, excellent water resistance, good physical properties and easy processing. These properties vary depending on the molecular weight and styrene to butadiene ratio.
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This chart presents Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) prices in several countries, as follows:
Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Styrene Butadiene Rubber Prices

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Chart Description. This chart presents Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) prices in several countries, as follows:

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

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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 Styrene Butadiene Rubber prices plotted. You can filter a given Styrene Butadiene Rubber price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

About Styrene Butadiene Rubber. Styrene Butadiene Rubber (a.k.a. SBR, SBR Latex) is a synthetic polymer made of monomers 1,3-butadiene and styrene. It represents by far the biggest market share between synthetic elastomers produced worldwide. This elastomer offers excellent abrasion resistance, excellent water resistance, good physical properties and easy processing. These properties vary depending on the molecular weight and styrene to butadiene ratio.

Chemical Formula. (C8H8)x(C4H6)y

Commercial Grades. Grades vary in molecular weight and in styrene content (typically between 23 and 40%).

Uses. Tire production, footwear, mechanical goods, footwear, coatings, carpet backing and adhesives.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)
  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)
  • 1,3-butadiene + styrene (emulsion polymerization); 1,3-butadiene + styrene (solution polymerization)

To know more about Styrene Butadiene Rubber production processes, click here.

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