As an innovative alternative to rubber for outsoles, ESTANE® TRX TPU benefits both consumers and shoe designers looking for high performance outdoor, athletic and sports footwear solutions. Through our advanced material science, ESTANE® TRX TPU provides exceptional traction and durability in both wet and dry conditions on diverse terrains.
Outsoles Engineered with ESTANE® TRX TPU Deliver:
- Exceptional slip resistance and well-balanced traction on both wet and dry ground
- Excellent durability and wear resistance against heat friction on the shoe outsole at room/high temperatures
High Performance Moldability
- Ability to achieve complex texture and shape designs
- Both transparent and colorability for novel design freedom
- Thin design capability for improved flexible feeling and weight reduction
- Reduced labor costs via thermoplastic injection molding
- Automated production possibilities versus traditional rubber outsole molding
- Recycling* possibilities during outsole manufacturing and post lifecycle with TPU (not available with thermoset rubbers)
Technical Data Sheets
*Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.