Remember Me? Advanced Search. Results 1 to 3 of 3. This happens when the softening chemicals called "plasticizers" bleed out. The hardening process can take years, but it can be reversed before the rubber gets so brittle that it crumbles. Plasticizers keep rubber in a pliable state for better utility.
I love to perform rubber band tricks. There is something really appealing in taking these everyday household objects and performing mini miracles! Below is a great routine of rubber band tricks that looks really impressive, but is quite easy to learn.
This next effect is one of my favourite elastic band tricks. I will show you how to visually remove a ring off a rubber band right under your spectator's noses. Your spectator's will think the ring must have a gap in it, but it does not!