Technical information

The first type of the rubber used in the world is the natural rubber and it is obtained from the resin by crosswise cutting of the rubber tree.

Commercial usage of the natural rubber started in 1736 with moving from South America to France.

During the early applications in England, it was seen that the natural rubber was able to erase the lead pencil and this material was named as “rubber” in the meaning of rubbing.
Charles Goodyear managed to vulcanize rubber and sulphur. The First World War proved that rubber was a strategic compound and increasing needs caused the invention of synthetic rubber obtained from the derivatives of petroleum.