GM Foam/Monster Makers Foam/Burman Foam A typical batch of foam latex consists of:
- 170 grams of high-grade latex base
- 30 grams of foaming agent
- 15 grams of curing agent
- 14 grams of gelling agent
There are other ingredients and quantities that can be added for different foam characteristics, but this is a good place to begin. This operation is time and temperature sensitive as well as humidity sensitive; optimal conditions would be in a room 69–72 °F (20.6–22 °C) with 45%–55% humidity. I am based in Colorado, so I have humidity (rather, the lack of humidity) to contend with, as well as a higher-elevation air pressure that also affects what I do. The “optimal” conditions are based on mixing at sea level; I’ll show ...