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Mouthpiece Materials – Ebonite, Resin or Plastic

Rubber, Ebonite, Resin, Plastic….all these terms are general terms without a specific chemical formula. Wikipedia defines EBONITE: “Ebonite is a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing natural rubber for prolonged periods. For vulcanizing natural rubber he received a patent on June 15, 1844.  Besides natural rubber, Ebonite contains about 25–80% sulfur and linseed oil Its name […]