In the worldwide shoe industry, several methods of treatment have been tried to release rubber soles from their molds. However, those methods have not fully satisfied the needs of shoe manufacturers. At DuPond, our technology puts us a step ahead with Teflon industrial coatings specifically formulated for outsole molds. DuPond Teflon industrial coatings provide a significant improvement in performance while eliminating the environmental problems associated with other systems.
The following benefits of Teflon industrial coatings can be compared with other surface treatments for outsole molds.
Benefits of a DuPond Teflon industrial coating system:
Disadvantages of existing mold treatments:
1 PTFE (one coat)
2 Chrome plating
3 FEP (two coat)
4 No coating