IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Wijesinghe H.G.I.M, Gamage W.G.T.W, Ariyananda P, Jayasinghe H.A.S.L., Weerawansha A.N.R
Glove manufacturing and exporting industry in Sri Lanka is placed as one of the top manufactures of the world which also contributes more than 5% of global demand. Natural rubber latex is one of the most important polymer materials which is widely used for manufacturing of gloves. Centrifuged latex contains 60% dry rubber content is used for glove manufacturing process. Addition of fillers may have a potential to improve the stiffness like inferior properties of Natural rubber and simultaneously reduces the cost of production by replacing part of rubber by the fillers.