Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU)
Technical Features

Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU)

Thermoplastic Urethane (TPU) is a PVC-free material used in a number of functional areas within Sea to Summit products:

 

  1. As an airproof barrier in our Air-Sprung Cell™ and Self-Inflating mats. Here it is used in a liquid-extruded format – the TPU bonds to the face fabric for the highest possible level of reliability.
  2. As a waterproof barrier in our Accessory Guide Cases and Map Cases; and in several models of our Dry Sacks. Here it is used in a film format, where its superior flexibility (even in cold weather) and waterproofness are key.
  3. As a waterproof barrier in the Nylon Folding Bucket. This particular film is also food grade – ideal for water storage.
  4. As a transparent window in View Dry Sacks and Travelling Light products – allowing you (and TSA inspectors) to see the contents.

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