Exten is a Swiss producer of special plastic films, laminates and sheets.
For a sustainable and functional textile, we have developed Smylex S999, a breathable ecofriendly membrane in polyester material; wind and water proof; washable and recyclable. Compared to other membranes, it does not contain PFC and PTFE. During its production and disposal, it does not release toxic substances harmful to our environment. Easy to handle, it does not need backing or release for a faster and cost effectiveness production.
Our membrane, when laminated with polyester textile, allows to recycle the full structure in the same circle loop of water bottles.
Available in various thicknesses for different applications: outdoor garments and shoes; safety and military garments; mattress cover; medical sector.
Exten & Sustainability – Smylex S999
Our guidelines are quality and respect for the environment. Exten is certified ISO 9001 & 14001 and signed a voluntary engagement for CO₂ and kWh reduction. Our aim is the «zero waste» target, that’s why we bought a PureLoop extruder to recycle our waste. Smylex can be formulated with 20% of regenerated material and it is fully recyclable.
Our membranes meet requirements of Oeko-Tex standard 100