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8 Applications Where Latex Compounds Are Used

Posted by Phil Morrison on 11-Jun-2021 11:23:19

 

Latex is a generic 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 different areas. 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 this unique material more effectively.

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Topics: Liquid Latex, Rubber Latex

6 Applications For Latex Compounds

Posted by Martin Howarth on 11-Jun-2021 11:19:32

 

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.

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Topics: Liquid Latex, Rubber Latex

What Are Latex Compounds?

Posted by Phil Morrison on 11-Jun-2021 11:17:17

 

Latex is a term commonly used to describe a dispersion or emulsion of a polymer in water. A latex compound is a mixture of a latex polymer or blend of polymers with other chemical ingredients. The latex polymer acts as a binder for these ingredients.

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Topics: Liquid Latex, Rubber Latex

Liquid Latex: Behind The Scenes On Game of Thrones

Posted by Phil Morrison on 27-Oct-2017 14:27:36

We've all seen those extravagant white walkers in Game of Thrones. Their makeup, as well as all the wounds, scars, and burns are made with a special technique that might seem like an art beyond the reach of ordinary people. In fact, the Game of Thrones uses liquid latex and even a basic understanding of this material is enough (in principle!) to get started making your own creatures.

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Topics: Liquid Latex

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