HOW STUFF WORKS: RUBBER
Series: How Stuff Works is about the stuff that powers our modern world. Follow the incredible journey of common goods from the ground to your table, car, closet, medicine cabinet, and places you may have never imagined.
Program: Durable, flexible, waterproof, and of course, bouncy, rubber is versatile enough for things as different as basketballs and Hollywood special effects. The program notes how rubber's polymer structure allows the substance to be the material of choice for automobile tires, wetsuits, and golf balls.