Since 19thcentury until the mid 20th century, when the Netherlands was still colonized Indonesia, gutta percha to be used as insulation for underwater telegraph cables.
Gutta percha become very phenomenal when some European citizens find gutta percha stranded on the beach England and Wales until at Spain, France, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
According to information, gutta percha was derived from Japanese-owned cargo ship and unknown Miyazaki Maru that was sank in 1917 during world War I and away by the waves to a number of beaches in Europe.
Gutta percha, refers to trees of the genus Palaguium and the rigid natural latex produced from the sap of these trees, particularly from Palaguium Gutta. Palaguium Gutta but also Isonandra Gutta and Dichopsis Gutta.
During the second half of the 19th century, people use gutta percha for myriad domestic and industrial purposes. For example, it was used as insulation for underwater telegraph cables.
Currently, Gutta Percha is used in many fields, from dentistry to golf industry that it has became the indutrial staple. For denstistry, it is used in a vaiety of surgical devices during root canal therapy. It fills the empty space inside the root of a tooth after it has undergone endondontic therapy.
And in the golf industry, it use for material for making golf ball.
One of the reason we chose the gutta percha in the international market because Gutta Percha a commodity as the pride of Indonesia where in the world, gutta percha can only be obtained and produce in Indonesia.
Type : Solid form
Packaging : Tin
Weight : 1 tin contain 9 kg
Shipping Packaging : Carton
Weight per carton : 1 carton contain 6 tin with total weight 54 kg