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apprentice

Laser Cutting

Hi,I have a 5.5W diode laser cutter that I have been using to trial cutting latex of various thicknesses and colors. I was wondering what the settings were that you use for your latex trim/lace? I am finding that the cuts...

Jackel433, September 2nd 2021 3:15:38 pm

Hi TimI've been looking into CO2 Laser lately an I saw to eliminate the sticky goo that the laser makes the best...

BarbieDan, August 24th 2021 7:32:13 pm

I use a 5W diode laser. Works pretty good if you ask me. I adjust the intensity and speed depending on the fabric...

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apprentice

Butty Shorts

Hi to all,I am trying to make shorts that take the form of the but line, i don't know how to explained, something like the picture i attached to this post.Any advice how to achieve something like this in latex? Thanks in...

mlurk, July 29th 2021 7:44:09 pm

I hope you have figured this out, but if not I have something for you to think about. Just like in your photo you...

gmb, April 8th 2021 12:10:42 pm

Many thanks for your answer, I will try it that way.

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apprentice

EYELET / GROMMETS WITH LATEX

Hello,I saw a few questions on here about using eyelets / grommets with latex, I have experimented a little bit with this, but every time I use a grommet with latex at least one hole rips a little bit and the whole piece is...

JP, August 4th 2021 6:46:58 pm

For quality stainless grommets, I use C S Osborne, a high quality industrial grommet manufacturer.  They're...

pollysuperstar, July 20th 2021 4:36:56 pm

Soak the cotton tape in rubber cement then hang the strip to dry completely. Then sandwich it between two layers...

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newbie

Latex and Eyelets help!

Hi!I've been adding eyelets to my pieces, but because they are made of brass they stain the latex. I can't find any stainless steal eyelets anywhere... wondering if there's another suggestion or a way round this problem??I really...

pagetmillard, January 22nd 2021 10:58:27 am

Hi!Thank you so much for both suggestions - Have you tried the eyelets from Mj? They look sturdy enough, but...

Chloe, January 22nd 2021 9:22:38 am

Not sure if you're aware, but MJTrends offers non-brass...

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apprentice

Latex Adhesive

Hi,I have been using the latex adhesive from MJ Trends and simply cannot get it to stick they way it should. I have used alcohol to clean the surface prior to sticking. Have rolled it properly, allowed it to cure etc. I have even...

pollysuperstar, July 20th 2021 4:39:30 pm

You don't use alcohol to clean it you need to use a heptane solvent, AKA rubber cement thinners.

Chloe, November 9th 2020 12:07:50 pm

Hi Tim,Can you share photos of your seams that came apart?  That might shed some light on what is...

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