CORETECH® is Saint-Gobain’s flexbile barrier material technology meant for users and manufacturers of products needing the highest level of chemical barrier performance. CORETECH® draws on an extensive history in chemical and biological protection to create superior products. Saint-Gobain’s barrier materials consist of fluoropolymers (e.g. Teflon PTFE) which are the most chemically inert materials known and offer an extremely broad range of chemical permeation resistance. CORETECH® allows for the creation of a wide variety of customizable and cost-effective barrier materials in various fabric or laminate forms to meet the end user’s needs. Our materials have enabled the creation of semi-finished or finished articles or systems for the customer by combining the material technology with our experise in fabrication.
By utilizing our materials, processing and fabrication expertise, the possibilities in chemical barrier applications are endless. Roll goods, semi-finished or finished solutions are being provided in a variety of different markets requiring chemical protection. Engineered Solutions include hazmat suits and gloves, protective hoods, military shelters, hydration resevoirs, environmental containment, flexible protective joints, etc.
Proven permeation resistance to more than 100 chemicals including biological and chemical warfare agents
Durability and robustness
Non-combustibility and/or flame resistance
Easy fabrication by RF, hot air, hot bar welding or “stitch and over-tape”
Resistance over a wide range of operating temperatures
Customizable electrical properties
Wide range of colors and finishes
1) Customer has an unmet chemical barrier need
2) Needs are discussed with CORETECH team and scope of work is defined
3) Material and/or fabricated solution are developed per definition