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Rubber & Plastics News 2015 International Latex Conference

It is our pleasure to provide all our attendees with a lineup of the industry's most current process and materials innovations for natural and synthetic latex from experts who use them. We hope this event proved to be informative and enabled all of our guests to return to their facility with the latest manufacturing, product and materials information.

Our speakers have graciously provided their presentations for download below.

Thank you for your continued support and helping to make the 2015 International Latex Conference a success!

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Conductive Elastomers by a New Latex Process
Colleen McMahan, Ph.D., USDA’s Agricultural Research Service

Environmentally Friendly High Performance Pressure Sensitive Adhesives--Product Tailoring of Advanced Acrylic Dispersions
Soeren Butz, Ph.D., Synthomer

Development of Synthetic Lattices - One Size Does Not Fit All
Jeffrey A. Mathys, Ph.D., Emerald Specialty Polymers, LLC

Synthetic Latex Feedstock Trends: Will Oil Price Turmoil Rock the Boat or is it Full Speed Ahead?
William Hyde, IHS Chemical

Customized Solutions from Emerald’s Specialty Latex Pilot Plant

Shawn Keenan, Emerald Specialty Polymers, LLC

Advancement of Latex Usage in Asphalt Emulsion Pavement Preservation
Arlis A. Kadrmas, BASF

Enhancing the Biodegradation of Waste Rubber
Teresa Clark, ENSO Plastics, LLC

Enhanced Process-effective and Skin-friendly Solutions for the Production of Dipped Goods Using Synthetic Polyisoprene-based Lattices
Philippe Henderson, Ph.D., Kraton, Inc. and Aparajita Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Kraton Inc.

Nitrile Glove Performance: New Dimensions in Analysis and Improvement
Thian Hong Ng, Ph.D., Synthomer Sdn Bhd

Applications and Performance of Specialty Nitrile Lattices
Jeffrey A. Mathys, Ph.D., Emerald Specialty Polymers, LLC

The First Line of Defense in Infection Prevention--A Global Review of the Disposable Gloves Industry; Trends, Polymers, Technologies and Markets
Ravi Venkat, Medisafe Technologies

Peroxide Crosslinking of Elastomers

Peter Dluzneski, Ph.D., Arkema, Inc.

Comparative Durability of Natural and Synthetic Latex Gloves
Ryan Michel, The Ohio State University

Natural Rubber Applications in Medicine: Benefits and Challenges
Dosu Malomo, Ph.D.,Federal University Oye Ekiti and Osayande Omwanor, MD, University of Benin Teaching Hospital

Canonical Correlation Analysis of Type I and Type IV Hypoallergenic Natural Rubber Thin Films
Lauren Slutzky, Battelle Memorial Institute

Immunochemical Analysis of Latex Proteins from Rubber Dandelion
Katrina Cornish, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Performance of Nitrile and Natural Rubber Latex Blended Thin Films
Katrina Cornish, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Environmentally Friendly Ultra Low Protein Natural Rubber Latices and Prevulcanised Latices
Ranjit K. Matthan, Ph.D., Vystar Corporation; Polymer Consultancy Services (P) Ltd.