The Glossary offered below provides a useful overview of common terms used throughout DipTech Systems® web-site and generally in the Dip Molding and Dip Molding industries.
There are currently 6 terms in this directory beginning with the letter E.
Property that helps a substance to return to the original size and shape, on release of the stress that caused its deformation by stretching, compression, or torsion.
Substance added to an emulsion to increase its stability and reduce the risk of separation of the two components. Soaps are widely used as emulsifying agents in the preparation of latex compounds for production of dipped goods.
The process of making synthetic polymers by free radical polymerization of an emulsion of a monomer or mixture of monomers.
Catalytic organic substance of animal or vegetable origin, not composed of living cells but capable of causing fermentation or other chemical changes in organic matter. Rubber latex is stated to contain a coagulating enzyme. When the latex is allowed to stand, this enzyme or bacteria, or both, causes the formation of acid substances that bring about coagulation.
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