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Linda Mcmurray
Why do they use rubber as a fuel in hybrid rockets? View All
I'm sure there's a good reason, but it seems to be a rather bad idea. Isn't burnung rubber bad?

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Spider Pig
Rubber is used in solid fuel rockets because is flexible, and it can be burned, (serve as part of the reducer in the 'redox` mixture.)
The flexibilty is sought because fractures in a solid fuel charge offer unpredictable and dangerous variations in burning rate and therefore pressure

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