LAMINATION CAPABILITIES

World-Class, High-Performance Flexible Materials Lamination

Advanced Lamination Technologies

We apply our expertise in textiles, fibers, foams, films, coating, laminating, and surface treatments to develop custom engineered, high-performance flexible materials to help solve hard problems

Shawmut makes materials that perform in some of the toughest applications in some of the world’s most demanding industries. Our applications experience across industries has taught us how to understand the performance challenges and design a material that will excel in the application. 

From moldability, durability and controlled porosity, to viral barriers, flame protection, extreme wash durability and recyclability, Shawmut materials perform.

Advanced Lamination Challenges We Solve

Shawmut Corporation is the largest independent provider of laminating services for technical fabrics in the U.S. We have more than a century of acquired industry knowledge and expertise and have incorporated advanced process technologies and revolutionary capabilities into our custom solutions for all markets.

  • Controlled elongation and barrier performance for molding applications
  • Lightfastness, water repellency, and flame-retardant performance
  • Extreme temperature cycling
  • Precision color matching
  • Recyclability
  • Extreme pressure, heat, shear and pull
  • Durable soil release properties

  • Durability for orthopedic use
  • Wicking and low-shear properties for continuous skin contact
  • High-cycle performance for inflatables
  • Controlled breathability and/or moisture vapor transfer
  • Blood and blood-borne pathogen protection per ASTM requirements 
  • Durable protective properties through the rigors of numerous industrial launderings, autoclaving, and critical end-use applications
  • Drapability for comfort and appearance

  • Moisture and UV barrier
  • Controlled breathability and/or moisture vapor transfer
  • Elasticity and comfort stretch
  • Durable protective properties through the rigors of numerous launderings and critical end-use applications
  • Drapability for comfort and appearance
  • Precision color matching
  • Recyclability

  • Extreme fire protection, lamination must survive extreme heat
  • Durable waterproof, breathable lamination
  • Chemical resistance 
  • Thermal insulation
  • Radar dispersion
  • Durable protective properties through the rigors of numerous launderings and critical end-use applications
  • Drapability for comfort and appearance
  • Precision color matching

Lamination Capabilities

Lamination Featured Solutions

Explore these advanced process technologies that shape our multi-composite products.

Flame Lamination

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Hot Melt Rotogravure Lamination

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Thermoplastic Adhesive Lamination

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Water-Based Adhesive Lamination

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Lamination Applications