HYTONE® Natural Rubber Latex Film

HYTONE® Natural Rubber Latex Film is mostly made with pure natural rubber latex, a white sap that is harvested from live trees. Because the trees do not have to be cut down, HYTONE can be considered a renewable resource that is environmentally friendly and biodegradable. HYTONE Natural Rubber Latex Film has superior physical properties compared to calendered rubber film.

Features:

  • high tensile strength
  • high elongation
  • excellent tear resistance
  • exceptionally tight tolerances
  • available in many different thicknesses
  • available in a variety of colors - we can color match
  • available in widths up to 42” (1.07m) 
  • can be slit, die cut, or otherwise manufactured to your unique requirements

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If you think our HYTONE Natural Rubber Latex Film is the solution for your next application, email us for a quote*.

*minimum order quantities will vary

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Q: What thicknesses of latex film are available?
Standard gauges are listed below. Custom gauges for our latex film are available upon special order.
0.006” (0.15mm)
0.008” (0.20mm)
0.010” (0.25mm)
0.012” (0.31mm)
0.014” (0.35mm)
0.020” (0.51mm)
0.025” (0.64mm)
0.030” (0.76mm)

Q: What lengths of latex film are available?
Lengths of our latex film vary depending on the thickness.  Standard lengths are 20 to 50 yard (18.28m to 45.72m) rolls.   Lengths tailored to your unique specifications are available.

Q: What latex film widths are available?
The standard width of latex film is 42” (1.07m).  Custom widths are available upon request.

Q: What colors of latex film are available?
Virtually any color latex film can be manufactured on a custom order basis.  We can even custom color match to your sample or PMS number.

Q: Is latex film powder free?
No.  It is necessary to apply some sort of release agent during the manufacturing process.


Q: Are there alternatives to the types of powder applied to the latex film?
Yes.  Please contact us to discuss alternatives.


Q: Can I have latex film made to a unique thickness?

Yes.


Q: Are custom compounds or formulations available for latex film?
Generally speaking, sheeting is flat material that is 0.020” (0.51mm) and thicker.  Latex film is flat material that is less than 0.020” (0.51mm) thick.

Q: Is your latex film FDA approved?
The FDA does not “approve” formulations or component type products.  Many of our products are listed with the FDA and have successfully been tested for use in medical applications. Please contact us for additional information.