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We manufacture and supply a range of waterproof breathable films 12–55 µm in thickness. They have been engineered for lamination to create high performance fabrics for a range of different market applications. Porelle® membranes are manufactured by PIL Membranes Ltd with over 30 years' experience in the industry.

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Porelle® membranes are used in a range of apparel, footwear and accessory applications, offering protection against weather elements and potential hazards in the work environment. We offer a range of membrane technologies engineered for extreme, high performance outerwear. Markets using our membranes include military, fire fighters, police, search & rescue, industrial, medical and sports & leisure.

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Porelle® inserts have been designed specifically for use in protective gloves and hats. They allow the wearer to be safe, dry and comfortable. While protecting the user they remain light and flexible. They have been developed specifically for demanding requirements in both technical and sports & leisure markets. This includes firefighter, military, police, workwear and motorcycle.


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Our membranes are intended for lamination to create high-performance fabrics for a range of different market applications. Designed to give your fabric additional beneficial properties to provide maximum waterproofness, breathability, durability and protection. Our membranes are used in a multitude of garment, glove and footwear applications, where performance combined with cost-effectiveness is vital.

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It is detrimental for outdoor apparel to keep their wearer dry and comfortable. Some activities will require additional properties, such as windproof, cold temperature resistant and low noise. Whether it is for snowboarding and skiing, hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking or motorcycling, we have a product range, consisting of microporous PU, hydrophilic PU and PTFE bicomponent, that will fit your needs.




We pride ourselves in being a membranes specialist. We have complete control over the entire production process. Allowing our teams to develop membranes to fit different requirements and applications. Therefore, we are able to formulate the chemistry of the polymer to make a bespoke membrane solution.

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