Comparison Of Membranes

Item PES - Max-breathe PES - Europe PU Transfer Film TPU
Material PES non-porous PES non-porous PU TPU
Mechanism Hydrophilic Hydrophilic Hydrophilic / microporous Hydrophilic
Bonding Excellent Excellent Depend Good
Thickness 20um 15um 25um( too thick causing poor breathability) 25 - 30um
Lamination flame( fabric side) + hot melt ( membrane side) Flame( easy to burn the membrance) Flame Regular glue
Stretching Excellent 600~1000% Excellent( 300-600%) Depend300-450% Depends( 300-500%)
MVTREN ISO 20344 Membranes Excellent 10 mg/(cm2*h)(mg/cm2) Excellent( 8-10mg) Depends(Poor in winter - the microporous shrink due to low temperature poor
MVTREN ISO 20344 Laminated 4 Layers wave shoe fabrics Excellent 2.5 - 4.5 Excellent( 2.0 - 2.3) 1.8-2.0 1.0
Bacterial and liquid-Proof Excellent Pass ASTM 1670 1671 Excellent ( Pass ASTM 1670 1671) failed failed
Water-Proof Membranes Good>10000 mm Good DependsPoor in summer - the microporous expand due to the high temperature Depends
Water-Proof Laminated shoes fabrics Good ( 20000~35000 mm) good ModeratePoor in summer Moderate
Wear-resistance( Membrane) Excellent( martindale 3000 cycles) good good Poor ( 500 cycles)
Hand feel Good good Depends good
Temperature Resistance Good-60~230℃) good Moderate-10~200℃) Poor ( easily to be burned during taping)
Elastic recovery Good 70~95% good Excellent good
Cost Competitive too expensive Depends depends
Environment-friendly Excellent Recycle Excellent ( Recycle) Poor (Solvent/  waste water during production) Moderate



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