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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

What Is the Best Material for Creating Moulds?

Posted by Phil Morrison on 19-Aug-2020 10:27:00

Moulds are required across many industries and for many different purposes. Lots of different materials are suitable for creating moulds, and each has their benefits and drawbacks. Here is a quick guide to the different types, and their uses.

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Topics: Rubber Latex

Prevulcanised Latex Dried Film Properties

Posted by Martin Howarth on 06-Mar-2019 12:52:21

 

 

Dried films of the ML range of prevulcanised natural rubber latex grades exhibit a range of high-performance physical properties.

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Topics: Rubber Latex

What Are The Types Of Flexible Rubber Moulds?

Posted by Phil Morrison on 27-Feb-2019 16:53:50

 

 

Prevulcanised latex can be used to produce rubber moulds for products such as plaster ornaments, cast polyester resin figures, concrete garden ornaments, theatrical props, facial special effects and ornamental wax candles. ML grades produce strong, flexible, hard wearing, long lasting moulds with good reproduction of model detail.

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Topics: Rubber Latex

Prevulcanised Natural Rubber Latex Concentrates

Posted by Phil Morrison on 19-Feb-2019 10:47:18

Prevulcanised natural rubber latex is manufactured by a special process which produces concentrates particularly suitable for dipping applications. Vulcanisation is not required, and hence there is normally no need to consider vulcanising recipes or the time and temperature of cure. Other important qualities are:

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Topics: Adhesives, Rubber Latex

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