Natural Rubber

Tapping sap from the rubber tree



    Natural rubber is obtained from latex, a milky liquid present in either the latex vessels (ducts) or in the cells of rubber-producing plants. Around 20,000 species of plants produce latex, but only 2,500 species have been found to contain rubber in their latex

    istockphoto-95483871-612x612.jpg latex extracted from rubber tree (Hevea Brasiliensis) source of natural rubber.jpg



    In order to meet the products of Natural Rubber grade, it must satisfy important characteristics such as Po, color (Lovibond), dirt content, storage … in standard TCVN 3769: 2016.


    As a result from high PO parameter characteristics (PO> 35), it’s products are applied to products that require high elasticity as well as high abrasion resistance. Common applications of Natural Rubber natural rubber include car tires, belts, power cables, bicycle guts, washers, other rubber parts in cars, etc, for instance.


    It is also used in products that need light color high quality straps, cables, shoe soles, medical products, electronics industry, high quality products in the medical industry…



    The latex is harvested by slicing a groove into the bark of the tree at a depth of one-quarter inch (6.4 mm) with a hooked knife and peeling back the bark.