Norma Arisanti Kinasih, Adi Cifriadi, Thomas Wijaya


Natural rubber composite based canal blocking prototype has been developt at Sungei Rengit, South Sumatra . Product development validation was carried out by testing the physical and morphological properties of rubber composites before and after it application in the field. The physical properties of rubber composites before and after it application in the field was relatively stable, with 20% alteration of physical properties after soaking in acid environment such as peat land water and sulphate acid either in laboratorium or field. The alteration was due to weakening interaction between matrix- rubber and particulate-filler according to morphological observations of rubber composites.


canal blocking, sifat morfologi, komposit karet alam, sifat fisik.


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