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Polyisoprene vs Neoprene - What's the difference?

polyisoprene | neoprene |

As nouns the difference between polyisoprene and neoprene

is that polyisoprene is any polymer whose constituent monomer is isoprene; especially natural, and some synthetic, rubbers while neoprene is a synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, commonly used in wetsuits, laptop sleeves, orthopedic braces, electrical insulation, liquid and sheet-applied elastomeric membranes and flashings, car fan belts, etc.

polyisoprene

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any polymer whose constituent monomer is isoprene; especially natural, and some synthetic, rubbers
  • neoprene

    Noun

  • A synthetic rubber, a polymer of chloroprene, commonly used in wetsuits, laptop sleeves, orthopedic braces, electrical insulation, liquid and sheet-applied elastomeric membranes and flashings, car fan belts, etc.
  • Synonyms

    * polychloroprene