Chemical Forums

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Sponsored links

Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Oxidation with Natural Latex & Plastics?  (Read 43 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


  • Regular Member
  • ***
  • Mole Snacks: +0/-0
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 11
Oxidation with Natural Latex & Plastics?
« on: Yesterday at 08:53:46 PM »

It's usually said that Natural Latex material you buy degrades over time which I assume if treated well is mainly from being exposed to oxygen in the air? Even with a silicone based polish coat on the material all the time.

At typical temps & moisture levels, is it oxygen that primarily degrades Latex? Or is it more complicated with wear & tear & molecules breaking down?
What time scales until it starts to noticeable degrade? If the material is thicker does it take alot longer?

As for acrylic plastics that store things like cd's, do they noticeable degrade in our life time from the air?


Pages: [1]   Go Up

Mitch Andre Garcia's Chemical Forums 2003-Present.

Page created in 0.063 seconds with 24 queries.