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Ceramic Hand Former

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Ceramic hand former (Dipping Former)is a tool that used in the ceramics industry to mold or shape clay into a desired shape.

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.

Typically, firing temperatures for ceramic hand formers can range from around 1,800°F (982°C) to 2,300°F (1,260°C) or even higher.