How Natural Latex is Processed


It Starts With A Rubber Tree

Rubber Tree Plantation1. Rubber Tree plantation
Grown as a renewable resource
Harvesting Natural Latex2. Harvesting of Sap
Each night a new cut is made creating a new flow of latex
Latex Sap 3. Latex flows to cup
Collection of latex to begin production
Concentrated Latex4. Concentrated
Used to convert diluted latex to a thicker liquid
 Compounded Latex5. Compounded
Mixing of latex, soaps & curing agents in a temperature controlled stainless steel tank
 Foaming Latex6. Foaming/Setting
Performed manually to alter the air and latex ratio to create the required firmness
 Latex Processing7. Filling
Pouring of foamed liquid into an aluminium pin core mould
 Latex Vulcanisation8. Vulcanisation
Heat applied to bake 100% natural latex
 Stripping Latex9. Stripping
Removing solidified product from mould
 Latex Washing10. Washing/leaching
Removal of soap residues and other chemicals, aiding to increase durability
 Drying Latex11. Drying
Extraction of all residual moisture (Water) Quality Check: 9 Point Pressure / Firmness / Consistency Test Meeting Stringent Quality Standard.
 Cutting Latex12. Cutting/Sizing
Cutting latex to required thicknesses
 Latex Hardness Test13. Hardness Test
Product tested through hardness tests and density meters (also hand inspected)QUALITY CHECK
 Shipping Australia Wide14. Shipping
Movement of quality assured product from manufacturer to our warehouse
back-and-neck-products 15. Arrival
Product arrives in container and unloaded ready for you the customer