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SplashCoat discontinuous adhesive for breathability

Enhance customer appeal and comfort with these additional materials by Emtexglobal

Temper Dri linings hold up to 138% of their own weight in moisture


NEW SnakeGuard Extreme

SnakeGuard Extreme is a truly innovative material for active outdoor footwear. This proprietary laminated fabric combines the unique properties of flexibility, light weight, and puncture resistance.

SnakeGuard Extreme is so strong and flexible that it can be made into a bootie (for total protection) and used as the primary upper material in boot construction, reducing manufacturing time and eliminating other material costs.

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EMTEXGLOBAL SnakeGuard Original & ThornShield Puncture Protection

SnakeGuard or ThornShield are used as backer material for CORDURA® boots to prevent penetration of waterproof booties or linings treated with Durable Water Repellency. Both products are breathable, have been approved for use with Gore-Tex® and can be supplied with EMTEXGLOBAL SplashCoat, our discontinuous, heat-activated adhesive system.


Polybond is a stitch-bonded polyester lining material, used as a doubler, lining and reinforcement for leather, that cuts cleanly without fraying.

Polybond comes in a variety of weights and can be dyed to customer specification.

Typar® Reinforcer

100% spun-bonded polypropylene. Typar® has resistance to stitching and bias stretch that makes it an excellent backing for leather.

Adventure Series CORDURA® Fabric Laminations for the Great Outdoors

EMTEXGLOBAL CORDURA® brand fabrics are one of the most durable materials available for shoe and boot upper construction. They resist abrasions, tears, scuffs, and punctures. When combined with EMTEXGLOBAL Wetproof Plus™, they are both waterproof and breathable.

The Adventure Series offers different weave patterns and many color choices, from solids to special printed patterns.

EMTEXGLOBAL products incorporate only officially licensed printed RealTree® and MossyOak® and True Timber® camouflage patterns that are preferred by hunters and outdoorsmen because they are highly effective.

EMTEXGLOBAL CORDURA® brand fabrics are available in a wide range of colors, weaves and deniers.

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