Latex condoms are made from natural rubber and are used as contraception and to prevent sexually transmitted infections.
Condoms are one of the most cost effective ways to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Hankook Latex electronically tests each condom to ensure its quality. A condom should be worn properly in order to maximize its protective potential.
Hankook Latex imports the materials to make condoms from all over the world. Our natural raw rubber comes from the Malay Peninsula and Thailand. The other chemicals used to produce our condoms are imported from countries including Germany, Japan and the USA. Hankook Latex only uses the finest ingredients to produce our condoms.
Natural latex is mixed with other chemicals in specific proportion, and blended and stirred in a compounding machine.
Heat is then added for a certain amount of time at a specific temperature
The maturation process is very important in preventing defects in latex condoms. Hankook Latex matures it at the optimal condition in accordance to standard regulations.
Condom shaped molds are dipped in the latex mix by an automated conveyor chain at a specific speed.
The condom then passes through a heated drying room to create the thin film that is the condom.
The dipping and drying process is repeated twice in order to ensure consistency.
The condom mold then passes by a rotating brush which creates the ring on the condom.
The condom is then immersed in water diluted with chemicals. The condom swells up in the water and can easily be removed from the mold.
The condom is then removed from the mold by water pressure.
The glass mold undergoes a cleaning process and repeats the dipping process.
The separated condom is then put into heated water and stirred in order to prevent the condoms from sticking to each other and to remove and residual materials.
Then the condom is sent to the vulcanization and dehydration machine.
The condoms are put into the vulcanizing machine in order to dehydrate with heat for a certain period of time. This process gives the condoms the elastic properties.
The testing process is a procedure to find pinholes or defects in the condoms. All condoms go through this rigorous testing procedure.
The condom is placed on a mold that carries it through the testing machine. It goes through water that has an electrical current. If the current goes through the condom then it is marked as defective.
After the condoms are tested, the defective condoms are separated and disposed, while the passing condoms are dried and rolled for packaging.
After the testing phase, condoms are packed in a square or rectangle foil package with the application of silicone based oil.
The finished product is then packed into cases or carton boxes. The amount of condoms packed into each box depends on the box and preference of buyers.