With over 1,800 different ceramic dipping formers for plastic, latex or vinyl gloves used in industrial, household and surgical applications, CeramTec is one of the world’s largest suppliers in this segment.
The CeramTec subsidiary in Seremban, Malaysia produces and sells ceramic dipping formers used to manufacture rubber gloves, operation/surgical gloves, examination gloves, household gloves and industrial gloves.
These dipping formers shaped like hands are made from technical ceramics – CeramTec offers molds for over 1,800 different hand shapes. In the glove manufacturing process these ceramic hand molds are dipped in a liquid latex, vinyl or PVC mass; the material adheres evenly to the ceramic dipping former, dries and, following several other processing steps, the finished glove can be removed from the mold. Material properties like thermal shock resistance, resistance to corrosive media and a low expansion coefficient are just some of the advantages that the technical ceramics these dipping formers are made from has to offer.