Papers in refereed journals

A. Thitithammawong, J. W. M. Noordermeer, A. Kaesaman, C. Nakason
“Influence of compatibilizers on the rheological, mechanical and morphological properties of epoxidized natural rubber/polypropylene thermoplastic vulcanizates”
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 107 (4), 2436-2443 (2008).

K. A. J. Dijkhuis, I. Babu, J. S. Lopulissa, J.W.M. Noordermeer, W. K. Dierkes
“A mechanistic approach to EPDM devulcanization”
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 81 (2), 190-208 (2008).

K. A. J. Dijkhuis, W. K. Dierkes, J. W. M. Noordermeer, P. Sutanto
“Improved aging performance of virgin EPDM roof-sheeting compounds with amine-devulcanized EPDM weatherstrip material”
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 81 (5), 865-880 (2008)

K. Sahakaro, N. Naskar, R. N. Datta, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Reaktives Mischen, Verstärken und Vernetzen von NR/BR/EPDM für Reifenseitenwände”
Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe, 61 (3), 163-176 (2008).

K. Sahakaro, N. Puntupon
“Improving the mechanical properties of ENR/NBR blends via masterbatches with initial accelerator concentration gradients”
International Polymer Processing, 23 (2), 140-145 (2008)

K. Sahakaro, S. Beraheng
“Reinforcement of maleated natural rubber with precipitated silica”
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 109 (6), 3839-3848 (2008)

M. A. L. Verbruggen, L. van der Does, J. W. M. Noordermeer, M. van Duin
“Influence of the diene monomer on devulcanization of EPDM rubber”
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 109 (2), 976-986 (2008).

M. Tiwari, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. K. Dierkes, W. J. van Ooij
“Effect of plasma polymerization on the performance of silica in NBR, EPDM and NBR/EPDM blends”
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 81 (2), 276-296 (2008).

M. Tiwari, T. Mathew, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. K. Dierkes, R. N. Datta, A. Talma, W. J. van Ooij
“Compatibilization of elastomer-filler combinations by plasma polymerization”
Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe, 61, 502-509 (10/2008).

M. Tiwari, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. J. van Ooij, W. K. Dierkes
“Plasma polymerization of acetylene onto silica: an approach to control the distribution of silica in single elastomers and immiscible blends”
Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 19, 1672-1683 (2008).

R.Guo, A. G. Talma, R. N. Datta, W. K. Dierkes, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Solubility study of curatives in various rubbers”
European Polymer Journal, 44, 3890-3893 (2008).

T. Mathew, R. N. Datta, W. K. Dierkes, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. J. van Ooij
“Mechanistic investigations of surface modification of carbon black and silica by plasma polymerization”
Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 28 (2), 273-287 (2008).

T. Mathew, R. N. Datta, W. K. Dierkes, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. J. van Ooij
“A comparative investigation of surface modification of carbon black and silica by plasma polymerization”
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 81 (2), 209-226 (2008).

W. B. Wennekes, R. N. Datta, J.W.M. Noordermeer, F. Elkink
“Fiber adhesion to rubber compounds”
Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 81 (3), 523-540 (2008).

Conference proceedings & presentations

W. Wennekes, R. N. Datta, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“The mechanism of adhesion between tyre-cord and rubber, as governed by interfacial phenomena”
International Conference on Rubber and Rubber-like Materials (ICRRM-2008), 8-10 January 2008, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

W.B. Wennekes, R.N. Datta, J.W.M. Noordermeer
“The mechanism of adhesion between tyre-cord and rubber, as governed by interfacial phenomena”
Tire Technology Expo 2008, 19-21 February 2008, Cologne, Germany

J. W. M. Noordermeer
“De Beleving van Rubber, een Woelige Geschiedenis”
Materials Design Meeting, 20 March 2008, Helvoetsluis, the Netherlands

M. Tiwari, R. N. Datta, A. G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. K. Dierkes, W. J. van Ooij
“Plasma – thiophene and –acetylene coated silica for enhanced reinforcement of rubber”
ICBS-2008, 2nd International Conference on Polymer Blends, Composites, IPNs, Membranes, Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales, 22-24 September 2008, Kattayam, Kerala, India

M. Tiwari, R. N. Datta, A. G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. K. Dierkes, W. J. van Ooij
“Reinforcement studies - Effect of thiophene-plasma coating of silica on the performance in EPDM, SBR and NBR”
International Conference on Advances in Polymer Science and Technology (APT), 25-27 September 2008, Cochin, India

A. J. Zielińska, J. W. M. Noordermeer, A. G. Talma, W. K. Dierkes, R. N. Datta, M. van Duin
“Cross-linking of saturated elastomers using functionalized azides”
The 174th Technical Meeting, ACS Rubber Division, 14-16 October 2008, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

M. Tiwari, R. N. Datta, A. G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. J. van Ooij, W. K. Dierkes
“Comparative study of plasma-thiophene and –acetylene coated silica in SBR and EPDM reinforcement”
The 174th Technical Meeting, ACS Rubber Division, 14-16 October 2008, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

S. Mihara, R. N. Datta, A.G. Talma, W. K. Dierkes and J.W. M. Noordermeer
“Effect of DPG on silanization chemistry of silica in rubber processing”
The 174th Technical Meeting, ACS Rubber Division, 14-16 October 2008, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

W. K. Dierkes, K. A. J. Dijkhuis, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Reclaiming of EPDM rubber: a comparative evaluation of amines and disulfides as devulcanization aids”
The 174th Technical Meeting, ACS Rubber Division, 14-16 October 2008, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

H. Zhang, R. N. Datta, A.G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Blending, curing and reinforcement of NR/BR/EPDM compounds for tire sidewall applications”
International Rubber Conference, 20-23 October 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

R. Guo, A. G. Talma, R. N. Datta, W. K. Dierkes, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Practical and theoretical study of solubility of curatives in SBR, NBR and EPDM rubber”
International Rubber Conference, 20-23 October 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

H. Zhang, R. N. Datta, A. G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer
“Blending, curing and reinforcement of NR/BR/EPDM compounds for tire sidewall applications”
The 8th Fall Rubber Colloquium DIK, 26-28 November 2008, Hanover, Germany

W. K. Dierkes, M. Tiwari, R. N. Datta, A. G. Talma, J. W. M. Noordermeer, W. J. van Ooij
“Reinforcement studies – Effect of thiophene-plasma coating of silica on the performance in EPDM, SBR and NBR “
The 8th Fall Rubber Colloquium DIK, 26-28 November 2008, Hanover, Germany