Rubber raw materials are seldom made only from macromolecules. They are complex systems containing many constituents that may include two or more elastomers, together with various additives playing different roles. This is done to achieve the desired performance, characterized by several mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, and chemical properties. Examples of rubber raw materials include Neoprene, Nitrile, Silicone, EPDM and Viton. Different kinds of rubber raw materials have advantages, disadvantages, strengths and weaknesses that may make them more suited for certain situations. Browse through this category for various rubber raw materials available in Zambian stores.