TPU for footwear

Footwear Solutions

The essential ingredient for design, cushioning and durability

Lubrizol's product portfolio is preferred by end-users, design engineers and processors for its outstanding properties in demanding and high abuse applications. This is why footwear is an ideal application for our engineered polymers, such as thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Our elastic, flexible TPU can be found in different shoe components.

Outstanding Benefits

  • Outstanding abrasion and wear resistance
  • Toughness and durability
  • Crystal clarity and reduced yellowness
  • Excellent low temperature flexibility
  • Solvent-free bonding
  • Enhancement of recyclability**
  • UV resistance


Lubrizol Product Solutions for Footwear

**Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.