a type of crude or sometimes synthetic rubber pressed into crinkled sheets, used especially in making shoe soles.
- Also called crepe.
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How to use crepe rubber in a sentence
The only other defect of crepe rubber which has any bearing on its use in manufacture is mould.
It is transferred to the crepe rubber in the manner indicated above.
This darkening of crepe rubber may be attributed to a slow process of oxidation, which continues until the rubber is dry.
In the preparation of crepe rubber heavy machinery is necessary, and ample engine-power must be available.
It should only be necessary to point out that essentially block rubber is merely pressed crepe rubber.
British Dictionary definitions for crepe rubber
a type of crude natural rubber in the form of colourless or pale yellow crinkled sheets, prepared by pressing bleached coagulated latex through corrugated rollers: used for the soles of shoes and in making certain surgical and medical goods: Sometimes shortened to: crepe Compare smoked rubber
a similar synthetic rubber
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