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Thermax® application

Specialties

The high chemical purity of Thermax® carbon black makes it an ideal candidate for specialty and advanced materials where inorganic contaminants are undesirable.

TECHnical bulletins

Thermoplastic Polyurethane

Thermax® N990 was added to foamed and unfoamed TPU formulations resulting in processing and physical property improvements.
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Solid Tire Sub-tread

Thermax® N990 replaced N660 in a NR/SBR solid tire sub-tread formulation leading to improvements in dynamic properties.
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Fire Resistant EPDM

Thermax® N990 was added to a fire resistant EPDM formulation resulting in improvements in processing and flammability properties.
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Legacy Tree Planting Initiative

Recently, Cancarb was given the opportunity to give back directly to our community: “The City of Medicine Hat and Cancarb Limited continue a decades-long relationship through a new legacy tree planting initiative. A monetary contribution by Cancarb Limited will add 20 trees near the beach volleyball courts in Kin Coulee Park. Cancarb employees have also volunteered to assist City Parks
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Metal Carbide

Thermax® N990/N991 Ultra Pure can be used in the production of metal carbides to minimize impurities, enhance density, and improve final product properties.
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Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Elastomer Sealing Performace in Hydrogen Fuel Cells using Thermax 990. Partnership with RD Abbott, Cancarb, & Arlanxeo.
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Thermogravimetric Analysis of N991

Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) is carried out on N991 and N991UP samples under isothermal conditions.
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Thermal Conductivity of N991

The thermal conductivity of N991 versus temperature at different packing densities is measured.
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Concrete Colourant III

Carbocolor® is compared to black iron oxide in concrete specimens and displays stronger tinting strength and excellent weathering.
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Concrete Colourant II

Carbocolor® is utilized as a concrete pigment offering higher tint strength and better weathering resistance than iron oxide.
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Concrete Colourant I

Carbocolor® is utilized as a concrete pigment offering higher tint strength and better UV light resistance than iron oxide and less particle migration and better durability than other carbon blacks.
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Taphole Clay

Thermax® N990 replaced graphite in a taphole clay composition resulting in decreased porosity and increased cold crushing strength.
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Basic Carbon Refractories II

The advantages of using Thermax® N990 in basic carbon refractories are discussed along with SEM, TGA, and ESCA results which illustrate the beneficial properties of N990.
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Basic Carbon Refractories I

The advantages of using Thermax® N990 in basic carbon refractories, including increased residual carbon content and improvements in thermal and chemical resistance, are discussed.
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Butyl Tire Curing Bladder

Thermax® N990 replaced N330 in a Butyl tire curing bladder compound leading to improved processing properties and an increase in thermal conductivity.
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SBR Tire Bead Insulation

Thermax® N990 replaced N660 in an SBR tire bead insulation compound resulting in improved processing, dynamic, and adhesion properties.
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ACM Automotive Hose

Thermax® N990 replaced N550 in an ACM automotive hose compound leading to improvements in processing and aging properties.
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NBR Fuel Hose

Thermax® N990 replaced N650 in an NBR fuel hose compound resulting in improvements in heat, oil, and fuel aging properties.
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Polyphenylene Sulfide

Thermax® N990 was added to a polyphenylene sulfide composite resulting in increased tensile modulus, higher heat deflection temperature, and excellent coloring.
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Polypropylene

Thermax® N990 was added to a polypropylene composite leading to increased tensile modulus, higher heat deflection temperature, and excellent coloring.
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Polyamide

Thermax® N990 was added to a polyamide composite leading to higher elongation at break, higher heat deflection temperature, and excellent coloring.
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NR Automotive Bushings

Thermax® N990 replaced N660 in a NR automotive bushing compound resulting in increased rebound, decreased tan δ, and lower dynamic to static spring rate ratio.
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Millathane

Thermax® N990 was tested in a millable polyurethane compound. Utilizing N990 in place of highly reinforcing fillers resulted in lower viscosity, lower compression set, and higher resilience.
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FKM Automotive Gaskets and Seals

Thermax® N990 replaced N774 in an FKM seal compound resulting in reduced viscosity, lower cost, and equal or better sealing.
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EPDM Engine Mount

Thermax® N990 replaces N550 in an EPDM engine mount compound resulting in reduced viscosity and increased metal adhesion.
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