What is Polybutadiene rubber (PBR)

Polybutadiene rubber (PBR)  was one of the first elastomers or rubbers to be invented. Polybutadiene rubber  was first polymerized in 1910 by a Russian scientist named Sergei Vasilyevich. Slowly According to this discovery, the Soviet Union was the first country to succeed in the industrial production of this polymer in the late 1930 s. Polybutadiene rubber (PBR) is a synthetic rubber that is used in tire manufacturing. It is a trade name of a polymeric rubber produced by the polybutadiene process. Polybutadiene Rubber is a polymer that is made from synthetic isobutylene. The material is used as a synthetic rubber. The process of making synthetic rubber is called polymerization. This article covers the properties, properties, uses, and history of Polybutadiene Rubber Polybutadiene rubber is a thermoplastic that is used to produce industrial products. It is a synthetic rubber that is made by polymerizing butadiene. Polybutadiene rubber (PBR) is a synthetic rubber produced by the polymerization of styrene butadiene. It is one of the polyisoprene polymers and is a synthetic elastomer. It has a high molecular weight, and a high glass transition temperature.

Germany and the United States were among the countries that contributed a lot to the research and development of polybutadiene production. After World War II in the mid-1950s, major advances in catalysts, especially the production of Ziegler Nata catalysts, led to the production of new and improved types of most polymers, including polybutadiene. Figure (1) shows the butadiene monomer which, as shown in this figure, has two carbon-carbon double bond bonds. LBPC Butadiene rubbers, produced by the solution polymerization process, have a very high elasticity and degree of resistance to dynamic stress and retain these properties even at extremely low temperature. In the mid 20th century, polybutadiene rubber was the most prevalent rubber in the world, especially in the United States. In the early 20th century, polybutadiene was produced in Europe and the United States. Polybutadiene rubber is a synthetic rubber that was invented by the German chemical company E. Merck & Co. in the 1930s. It was the first synthetic rubber to be produced on a large scale. The first use of polybutadiene was for tires, but in the 1950s.

High cis polybutadiene rubber


Moony viscosity (ML 1+4@100c)

(%) Volatile matter


PBR 1220


Max 0.75


PBR 1220C


Max 2


PBR 1202


Max 0.75


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