Why Do Latex Gloves Turn Yellow Color?

Jan. 23, 2019 | 09:40:00

Latex gloves producted by the Latex Gloves Machine are usually creamy or creamy, which is what we mean by color. When the color of the latex gloves made by the Latex Gloves Equipment changes, it is not necessarily that the latex gloves are of poor quality, and may be improperly stored or exposed to liquids.

Why do latex gloves producted by the Latex Gloves Making Machine turn yellow?

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1, latex due to its natural properties, encounter sweat, saliva and other liquids, there will be yellowing.

The latex material is exposed to copper ions and turns yellow. Whether it is contained in human sweat or in our working environment, this color change has little effect and the impact on the performance of the glove is very weak. Moreover, the discoloration caused by this cause is mostly local discoloration of the contact site.

2. Latex gloves will be yellow when washed with chlorine.

At present, powder-free gloves are mainly obtained by chlorine washing or polymer coating of powder gloves. Chloro-washed gloves are more prone to yellowing.

3. Latex gloves are prone to yellowing when exposed to ultraviolet light sources for a long time and above 30 °C. Therefore, the latex gloves should be stored in a cool dry place.

Received exposure to sunlight and exposure to radiation. This usually occurs when the glove is in use. There are also other phenomena associated with the change in the quality of the glove, such as brittleness, stickiness, and the like. In this case, the performance of the glove has been greatly affected, and it is not recommended to use it.