Viscosity
Resistance to flow.
Voids
Empty pockets where not intended.
Volume Change
Increase or decrease in the size of a specimen expressed as a percentage of original volume. Generally associated with immersion of elastomer samples in various chemical agents.
Volume Swell
A term generally used to describe the increase in physical size of a specimen immersed in a particular chemical agent.
Vulcanization
The heat induced cross linking (curing) of polymer chains, converting basic visco-elastic liquids into three-dimensional networks of flexible, elastomeric chains (the molded rubber product).

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