- Origin :
Natural rubber is an artificial elastodial fiber that comes from the rubber tree. It is commonly called Latex.
- Culture :
The collection is done by incision of the bark of the trunks, the sap (rubber) is then recovered in containers. It is necessary to stabilize the spun filaments with ammonia.
- Location :
Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, China, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Liberia, Brazil.
- Filaments :
Continuous filaments with variable diameter.
- Use :
Industry, medical, sportswear, clothing.
- Features :Elastic, biodegradable
- Weaknesses :
Produced in small quantities