Latex and Synthetic Polymer Dispersions 2012

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These proceedings contain all the presentations from iSmithers’ seventh international conference for the latex and emulsion industry.

From coatings to carpets to condoms, this conference provided the essential update on the latest trends and developments in natural rubber latex, aqueous synthetic polymer latices, processing chemicals and additives, latex-based products and relevant legislation.
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Session 1: Naturally Occuring Latices – Properties and Applications

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Natural rubber latex industry — then and now

No Dock Moung, International Rubber Study Group, Singapore

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Biological and physical properties, and performance of latices from different botanical sources
and effectiveness of some biobased fibers and fillers
Prof Katrina Cornish, J Lauren Slutsky, Richard S Kamenik & Ashok KB Dasan, The Ohio State University
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, USA

Paper 3
New developments in the characterization of natural rubber latex

Paper 4
Effect of natural starch on mechanical and biodegradation properties of natural rubber latex (NRL)
Muhamamad Afiq Misman & Azura A Rashid, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Paper 5
Effect of gamma radiation induced gel content of NR latex in quality improvement of radiation
vulcanised natural rubber latex and high styrene content styrene butadiene copolymer latex blends
Dr Rosamma Alex, I John Brito, Valsa George, Susamma Joseph, Benny George & Sadeesh Babu P S,
Rubber Research Institute of India

Session 2: Synthetic Latices
– Properties and Preparation

Paper 6
Latices from renewable sources - carbohydrates as multifunctional additives in emulsion
polymerisation processes
Dr Joachim Storsberg, Prof André Laschewsky & Olivia Mauger, Fraunhofer IAP, Germany

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New developments in emulsion polymerization and synthetic latices
Prof Chee C Ho,Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

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Accelerator free cross-linking of XNBR-Latex using UV techniques
Dietmar Lenko & Sandra Schlögl, Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH; Raimund Schaller &
Armin Holzner, Semperit Technische Produkte GmbH; Wolfgang Kern, University of Leoben, Austria

Paper 9
A synthetic polyisoprene latex condom
Adeline Kung Ai Lin, Chintana Netrung, Sugath Amarasekera, David Lucas, Beng-Sim Chuah, Ansell
Shah Alam, Malaysia

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Nanofillers in latex condoms
Dr Abi Santhosh Aprem & Mrs Preethalekshmi, HLL Lifecare Ltd, India

Session 3: Nanotechnology in Latex and Synthetic Polymer Dispersions

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Polymer latex nanocomposites: recent advances
Prof Dr Sabu Thomas & P Deepalekshmi, Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Paper 12
Nano-dispersions in latex technology
Siby Varghese, Rubber Research Institute of India, India

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Effect of nanoclay on the properties of natural rubber (NR) and carboxylated styrene butadiene
rubber (XSBR) latices: a comparison
Ranimol Stephen, St.Joseph’s College, & Sabu Thomas, Mahatma Gandhi University, India

Session 4: Gloves

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World’s first surgical glove with antimicrobial coating on inside surface
Dr Eng Aik Hwee, Lim Kuang Leng, Tang Lok Si & David M Lucas, Ansell Shah Alam, Malaysia

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Polyurethane dispersion gloves applications: functional and eco-friendly
Rolf Irnich, ASEAN, China & Geetha Arumugam, ASEAN, Singapore

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A review of synthetic latices in surgical glove use
Wouter de Jong, Marianne Ros, Joris Smit & Bert Krutzer, Kraton Innovation Center Amsterdam, The

Session 5: Standards and Regulations

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ISO 4074, the international standard for latex condoms, past, present and future
Dr William D Potter, Stapleford Scientific Service Ltd, UK

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Regulatory requirements in the EU for latex products
Satish Champaneri, BSI, UK

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Development of an ASTM standard for quantifying guayule proteins
Dr David Kostyal, Dr Katrina Cornish & Kelly Horton, Akron Rubber Development Laboratory Inc, USA
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