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An adhesive is a material used for holding two surfaces together.  An adhesive must wet the surfaces, adhere to the surfaces, develop strength after it has been applied, and remain stable Rubber is derived as a latex from the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis).  The raw latex is collected and concentrated and either sold as a latex or coagulated and sold as solid for solvent dissolution.  Adhesives made from natural rubber, which is essentially polyisoprene, are very tacky and are used in pressure sensitive applications or where long bond times and tack are required such as tapes, ceramic tile adhesives, flooring adhesives etc.  Rubber-based pressure sensitive adhesive systems typically bond to a wide variety of substrates, including low surface energy materials and satisfy most adhesion requirements. Due to their low temperature range, poor UV and chemical resistance, they are best for indoor applications.  Rubber-based adhesives are divided into natural and synthetic rubber.  Natural rubber typically offers the highest adhesion and shear properties, compared to acrylic adhesives. Synthetic rubber is broken down to three groups; Hot-melt has low temperature resistance and ages poorly, Solvent rubber has better temperature and aging performance but still poor UV resistance and the Butyl rubber offers excellent UV and aging resistance, but lower mechanical strength.  Rubber tape for surface protection and friction and noise reduction for lining sliding surfaces, including drawers. Rubber polyethylene film resists abrasion and impact and has anti-stick and low friction properties for sliding ease .