BioThane is a unique, strong and pliable synthetic-coated webbing with a myriad of uses in different industries, including the equestrian, pet, medical and frontline sectors.
It is a water-resistant and resilient material that is modern, practical, easy to clean and disinfect, and is especially kind to horse and dog coats. It is becoming increasingly popular with pet product manufacturers in the production of pet and working dog accessories, and has also been instrumental in manufacturing products to help in the UK’s fight against Covid-19.
Our best-selling Biothane is the Beta Standard. Typically used for dog collar making and bridle making, the Beta Standard is available in multiple sizes and colours. It has a matt finish and high UV resistance, as well as being easy to clean after use. Thickness measures 2.5mm and has a break strength of 453kg (break strength value is per 25mm width).
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What is Biothane?
BioThane® is the brand name of all coated webbing products made by BioThane Coated Webbing Corp. It’s a polyester webbing with a TPU or PVC coating that makes it more durable, waterproof, easy to clean and weldable. Biothane is a multi-purpose webbing which withstand extremes of temperature, without losing its strength.
Why Use Biothane?
Biothane is a polyester webbing with a TPU or PVC coating meaning it is not only durable and long-lasting, but also waterproof, easy to clean and has hypoallergenic properties.
What is Biothane Used for?
Biothane is used for numerous products including pet products, such as dog collars and leads, to medical personnel protective equipment.
Is Biothane better than leather?
Biothane can often be used as substitute for leather. Biothane is more durable, cleanable, stronger and easier to maintain. It is also readily available in different colours.
Is Biothane Odour-Resistant?
Yes, amongst other benefits, Biothane has the advantage of being odour-resistant meaning it is a fantastic material for creating rural, equestrian, medical and pet products!
What tools can I use with Biothane?
The following tools are some of our top suggestions:
For making oblong shapes and buckle turns, use our Abbey Crew punches. Hole size ranges from 6mm x 3mm to 25mm x 5mm. For making oval holes, use the Abbey Oval Punch, which is available in a number of sizes.