Elastollan® (TPU) for the Footwear Industry
Excellent properties, such as mechanical strength, resistance to abrasion, and slip resistance, together with a broad range of possible degrees of hardness make Elastollan® an ideal material for footwear applications.
Soft grades are used for cushioning elements, medium hardness grades are suitable for compact or combination soles and hard grades are the best solution for heels and heel tips. Anti-static agents can be added to the Elastollan® so that it can be used for safety footwear.
Key Properties of Elastollan® for Footwear
- Comfortable, Ergonomic
Examples of Use in Footwear
- Soles for safety shoes
- Hiking shoes
- Sports shoes
- Outdoor shoes
- Heel pieces
- Heel reinforcement
- Torsion elements
- Decorative elements
Elastollan® for Injection Molding Applications
Elastollan® provides you with a range of materials making the realization of almost all product ideas in injection molding feasible. Take advantage of Elastollan®'s variety of properties and profit from the experience and expertise with materials of BASF. Give your finished parts the desired form with Elastollan® – also in combination with other plastics.