Texene LLC Phone: 1-305-200-5001 or Toll Free (USA): 1-800-445-4674

LUMBER PROTECTIVE FABRICS

Texene LLC is an innovative global leader in manufacturing slit olefin film fabrics that meet required product specifications. Our engineers have developed Lumber protective fabrics that are designed with the following four key points in the fore-front:

  1. Provide protection meeting physical requirements
  2. Avoid handling damage
  3. 100% recyclable
  4. Slip resistance

Our research and development team has come up with a unique composition olefin slit film (up to 6 mm), made with quality resin and value added additives to achieve the unique properties as per the requirements. In addition, our manufacturing team uses modern weaving machines with up-to-date peripherals to reduce the stress and strain of slit film without damaging its intended properties during extrusion and is extrusion coated on a state of the art wide coating machine. Texene woven fabric has consistent desirable properties across the warp (machine) & weft (fill) directions.

Lumber Protective Fabrics:

Texene's innovative engineers provide a number of choices in using "Weaving & Extrusion Coating" technology. Depending upon consumer's extrusion coating requirements, our product is offered in polypropylene or polyethylene substrate. We will manufacture the fabric as per your requirements for color, thickness, width, strength, print and any added properties with other options. Our lumber wrap fabrics provide dirt & dust protection, protection against adverse weather, and defense against staining during storage and transportation.

Properties:

Oil, grease and water resistant barrier
Reinforced for tear and puncture resistance
Superior forming characteristics - easily folded without cracking or barrier loss.
Bi-directional superior strength
Nitrite & heavy metal free formulation
UV stabilized

Applications:

  • Plywood
  • Treated wood
  • Kiln dried lumber
  • Recreational vehicles - bottom board

We have the capability of producing:

PROPERTY METRIC UNITS
Weights 40 - 110 Grams per square Meter
Finish Widths 165 - 280 Centimeter
Printing Colors 4
Weaving / Non Woven Widths 280 - 391 Centimeter
Core size 7.62 - 12.7 Centimeter
PROPERTY ENGLISH UNITS
Weights 1.2 - 3.25 Ounces per Square Yard
Finish Widths 65 - 110 Inches
Printing Colors 4
Weaving / Non Woven Widths 110 - 153 Inches
Core size 3 - 5 Inches

The above can be supplied with the following combinations:

  • Woven Polypropylene substrate extrusion coated with slip resistance.
  • Woven high density Polyethylene extrusion coated with slip resistance
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