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How Latex Is Made

Dunlop Latex Manifacturing Process

a.   The mixing of the ingredients (latex, soap, vulcanisation agents…) into compound
b.   Compressed air (necessary to make a foam)
c.   Continuous foamer
d.   Cleaning and heating of the mould
e.   Applying a special agent to be able afterwards to get the mattresses / pillows out of the moulds

1.   Filling the mould with the latex foam
2.   The mould closes and enters the vulcanisation oven
3.   Vulcanisation oven: steam at 100ºC
4.   The finished mattress / pillow core is demoulded
5.   Washing of the mattress / pillow core
6.   Drying
7.   Quality control (checking hardness, weight, visual control)
8.   Finishing
9.   Storage

 


 

Talalay Latex Manifacturing Process

a.   The mixing of the ingredients (latex, soap, vulcanisation agents…) into compound
b.   Compressed air (necessary to make a foam)
c.   Continuous foamer
d.   Cleaning and heating of the mould
e.   Applying a special agent to be able afterwards to get the mattresses / pillows out of the moulds

1.   Filling the mould with the latex foam
2.   Creating a vacuum (Specific for talalay process only)
3.   Freezing to -30°C (Specific for talalay process only)
4.   The mould closes and enters the vulcanisation oven
5.   Vulcanisation oven: steam at 100ºC
6.   The finished mattress / pillow core is demoulded
7.   Washing of the mattress / pillow core
8.   Drying
9.   Quality control (checking hardness, weight, visual control)
10.   Finishing
11.   Storage

 


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