A new product developed by a Texas-based company could help to curb the spread of mold and debris in homes and buildings, according to its maker.
The rubber base molds have the ability to remove mold and other contaminants, according the company.
Rubber base cement is an additive made by a chemical company called Trampery, which is based in San Antonio, Texas.
The company is seeking to use rubber base resin to replace other types of mold, such as brick, concrete and plastic.
Rubber mold has been a problem in some homes and other buildings, with mold and the debris it can create in them.
Rubber base mold is made of a mix of water and chemicals, and is sprayed onto a surface and then sealed with a rubber or plastic sealant.
Rubber molds can take up to four weeks to grow and are very hard to remove from surfaces, especially if they’re placed on hard surfaces such as floors, ceilings, or wood siding.
Tramperty says its rubber base can be removed from most materials and can be reused.
The use of rubber base is relatively new, said Eric Kornberg, president of Trampory.
The company began producing rubber molds in 2010, but it only made the first batch in 2012.
It’s now making more than 500 million rubber mold a year, Kornenberg said.
The idea behind rubber base, which can be used on almost any surface, is that the base acts as a lubricant to keep surfaces smooth and to reduce friction, according Tramportery.
This is useful for hardwood floors, walls, ceilings and windows.
The manufacturer claims the product can help prevent mold, which causes structural damage.
It has been tested in residential and commercial settings in the US and Australia.
Trambopters say it can be applied on both the inside and outside of a mold, reducing the chances of getting mold.
The product has been approved by the FDA, but Kornberger says it’s only in limited quantities.
He said Tramterys first batch will be available this summer.
Trimpery is not yet accepting applications.
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