Research Division Elastomers

Head of Research Division

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Wiessner
+49 351 4658 468 +49 351 4658 362


Anne Hofmann
+49 351 4658 360 +49 351 4658 362

Fields of Works

Functional and Smart Material Concepts

  • Smart Rubbers: Sensors, Actuators, Mechano-responsive rubbers
  • Environment friendly rubber curatives for sustainable rubber technology
  • Self-healing elastomers

High Performance Rubbers and Interfaces in filled Elastomers

    • Reinforcing filler concepts
    • Physico-Chemistry of the interface in elastomers
    • In-situ generated elastomer blends

    Compounding and Processing of Elastomers

    • Conventional and reactive mixing
    • Prediction and monitoring of filler dispersion and filler localization during the mixing process
    • Processing induced morphology development in filler reinforced elastomers


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