Re: Re: talc on the seals.

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Posted by jlyle on August 01, 2005 at 16:02:34:

In Reply to: Re: talc on the seals. posted by FARMHAND on August 01, 2005 at 13:02:17:

Talc is a fine powder made up of tiny, intert, flat crystals that provide a protective coating to the latex, protecting it from oxidation.

Oxidation is bad for latex due to the breaking of the carbon-carbon double bonds in the elastomer, making it soft and brittle.

Is that clear...or not?

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