What Is BioThane®?
What is BioThane®?
BioThane® is the brand name of all coated webbing products made by BioThane Coated Webbing Corp. It’s basically a polyester webbing with a TPU or PVC coating that makes it more durable, waterproof, easy to clean and weldable.
Why is BioThane® better than leather?
BioThane® is more durable, cleanable, stronger and easier to maintain. It is also readily available in different colors.
BioThane® webbing is used in numerous global markets where durable and cleanable strapping is a benefit. BioThane® is used in many markets, some of which are:
- Sporting Goods
- Child Restraints
BioThane® properties include:
- Look and feel of leather
- Easy to clean
- Does not hold odours
- Will not hold mildew
- Electric-shock resistant
- Lightweight yet strong
BIOTHANE® COMPARISONS TO OTHER PRODUCTS:
Why is BioThane® better than Leather?
Leather is an uncoated surface which absorbs dirt and bacteria and requires regular and daily maintenance.
BioThane® is more comfortable to the hand than leather and provides the peace of mind that your product will outperform and outlast products using leather straps. Beta class products with the look and feel of leather are a perfect match.
How does BioThane® compare to Nylon webbing?
Nylon’s uncoated surface makes it more vulnerable to weather and abrasion in that it absorbs water and can also hold bacteria leading to the possibility of odours and mildew. It is also inferior to BioThane® in appearance. BioThane® provides the peace of mind that your product will outperform and outlast products using nylon straps.
How does BioThane® compare to Polyester webbing?
Polyester’s uncoated surface makes it more vulnerable to weather and abrasion. It is also inferior to BioThane® in appearance. BioThane® provides the peace of mind that your product will outperform and outlast products using polyester straps.
Is Vinyl better than BioThane®?
Vinyl does not have webbing inside to give it added strength, so it experiences wear and tear more easily and can have weak spots. Using BioThane® will outperform and outlast products using vinyl straps.