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 9 terms in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Compounding ingredient which enhances the surface tack of uncured rubber compounds. Tackifiers are exemplified by pine tar, and are classed under ‘softeners and processing aids.’
Breaking stress in tension of an elastomer expressed in Mpa, kg/cm2 or lb/in2. It is calculated on the original (unstressed) area of cross section of the test specimen.
Total Solids Content
Weight percentage of solid material (both suspended and dissolved) in latex, measured by evaporating known weight of latex to dryness at a temperature of 100°C - 105°C. Usually referred to by its abbreviation, TSC.
Strips of dried rubber formed on the tapping panel of the rubber tree after latex collection.
Type I allergy
Allergy caused by certain residual proteins in a latex product, characterized by the rapidity of its occurrence and manifested as contact urticaria and anaphylaxis.
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