Latex Technology (2142605)   Old Code : 152602

3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
Theory Marks
20 + 10 + 20
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem

Course Outcome

After learning the course the students should be able to:

  1. Understand the factors which affect the yield of latex & rubber.
  2. Learn the preservation system.
  3. Study about Properties of natural rubber latex concentrates and concentration methods.
  4. Know about gelation of natural rubber latex.
  5. Learn about latex compounding ingredients.
  6. Able to prepare the Solutions, dispersions and emulsions for Latex Compounding.
  7. Study about latex processing equipment and its characteristics.
  8. Differentiate between latex mouldings and castings.
  9. Identify the Latex allergy and taking precaution for it..
  10. Study about the various test for latex and check their purity..

Active Learning

Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.