The Lucida series is BioThane's oldest finish. The production of it started in 1977 with a black webbing used for dog collars.
GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT BIOTHANE ®
What is Biothane ® ?
BioThane ® is the brand name for all coated fabric products made by BioThane Coated Webbing Corp. It is basically a polyester webbing with a TPU or PVC coating which makes it more durable, waterproof, abrasion resistant, antibacterial and odor resistant. It does not absorb sweat and dirt and is very easy to clean
Why is BioThane ® better than leather?
BioThane ® is more durable, cleanable, stronger and easier to maintain. It is also available in different colors.
Is BioThane made in the USA?
Yes, BioThane ® is manufactured in the only facility located in North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA.
Is synthetic bad for animals?
No more than leather! Equitime pays attention to the finish and seams of the biothane , they are designed to avoid bruising and wounds on the horse.
Will it stink if the horse gets wet?
No, BioThane ® is odor proof.
How long will it last?
Under normal use, BioThane ® will last much longer than leather or other synthetic materials
Will the color fade?
Opaque colors tend to hold color significantly longer than fluorescent colors. In general, the deeper the shade of the shade, the longer it will last.
Will it work well in cold weather?
Yes. BioThane ® remains flexible and durable in cold weather.
Does it get sticky?
With normal use it will never get sticky. It can become sticky or sticky when exposed to certain chemicals such as DEET.
Does the material warm the horse's skin?
The material will not cause hot spots on the horse's skin, our products are designed to ensure the best breathability of the skin.
Does the material break if the tethered horse pulls?
The horse is a very powerful animal, it could break in some cases. However it is much more resistant than leather, biothane resists traction 454 kg