Rubber strap was a sticky, non-breathable, and not much stylish accessory for watches earlier but it has now changed. High-quality, high-performance natural and synthetic rubber watchstraps are available now.
There are different types of rubber are used for making watchstraps at Crafterblue. To summarise up let us see the types of rubber used for watchstraps making.
The rubber watchstrap is one of the most popular and used in major high-performance applications. However, the earlier natural rubber straps are not popular and have not performed well as recent rubbers.
This silicone rubber is not highly used in most the brand of watchstraps. Even it can be easily shaped and colored, the properties of stickiness, a tendency to tear and to attract dust and lint make it less popular than the others.
It is a thermoplastic vinyl polymer that is shinier than polymers. It is more durable. But it is not up to mark like Nitrile Butadiene rubber to use in the high-end application.
Polyurethane rubber is another polymer made of a urethane chain and has elastic properties. They are more durable and highly functional.
Benefits of rubber watchstraps
Many factors determine the performance, comfort, and durability of straps like rubber types, additives, usage, and other factors. Here list of benefits that make rubber straps stand out from others.
- Waterproof and more durable
- Resistance against UVA radiation
- Non-toxic and non-allergenic
- Easy cleanable and non-conductivity of electricity
- Wide adjustable and secure fitting
- Easily bend and expandable
- Lightweight and stylish
If you are looking to style your Rolex watches with a rubber strap, the right place is Crafter Blue. A Wide range of rubber strap for rolex watches available.