ECO Limestone Neoprene & Plant Based Rubber - Manufacturers and Suppliers
Neoprene was invented by DuPont in the United States in the 1930s. It is a synthetic rubber based on the polymerization of petroleum through chloroprene. It was originally used as an oil-resistant substitute for natural rubber. It was used in wetsuits in the 1950s. In the 1960s, Japan YAMAMOTO developed a neoprene based on limestone production, and several manufacturers in Taiwan developed similar products. After entering the 21st century, with the development of green environmental protection and renewable concepts, wetsuits made from natural rubber produced from renewable plants are gradually appearing on the market.
Based on petroleum-produced neoprene, the presence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon compounds (PAHs) and other related harmful substances is inevitable and can only be minimized during the production process. Based on the production of neoprene in limestone, the content of related harmful substances can be kept at a low level due to the raw materials, and products that pass the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class II test can be supplied. Natural plant rubber based on renewable plants (Guayule / Dandelion), we usually call it green rubber.