Vulcanized Rubber

Charles goodyear

This rubber process made it so rubber wouldn't melt in the hot sun or harden like a rock in the winter.The process consisted of mixing rubber with sulfur and liquid latex, then heating it. This made life better by making improved vehicle tires, conveyer belts, clothes ,and printing presses. This also caused problems because the rubber couldn't be broken down or decomposed so it ended up in landfills and other unnecessary places. This rubber makes for a undecomposable waste product


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