What is TPU coated webbing?
TPU coated webbing is a kind of waterproof webbing. It is the nylon or polyester webbing outer coated with TPU. Similarly, PVC coated webbing is outer coated with PVC. So far, the technology to produce TPU / PVC webbing is extrusion.
Nylon or polyester webbing is soft but not easy to clean. When it outer coated with TPU or PVC, it becomes waterproof, durable, cleanable and weldable. Because of softness and elasticity of TPU and PVC, coated webbing retains some softness of braided webbing. Nevertheless, no matter TPU or PVC is plastic. Both of them have hardness of plastic. So coated webbing is unavoidably harder than braided webbing.
For coated webbing, it has different types as follow.
1.Printed webbing coated with transparent TPU/PVC. It can be matte or glossy.
2.Solid color coated webbing. It can be matte, glossy or embossed.
3.White webbing coated with transparent colored TPU/PVC. This type of coated webbing can be easily seen the grain of inner webbing.