Latex is a commonly used term for a dispersion/emulsion of a polymer in water. A wide range of polymers are available as latices. Latex can be combined with other chemicals e.g. flame retardants. The properties of latex make it a versatile raw material for multiple processes in a wide range of applications. It’s important to be well versed in the numerous benefits and applications of all the different types of latex that are available nowadays so that you can use these unique materials more effectively.