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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...



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.




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...



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...



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...