Suede in look, but without the cost and weather of suede.
A leather bottom gives a strong pliable structure to this smart product, which is then completed with a unique topping to provide a soft warm hand.
A leather structure offers the longevity and strength of leather, while the top finish provides water repellent and flame retardant features, as well as high resistance to staining and ease of cleanability.
|Type||Suede & Nubuck|
|Texture||Matte, Solid, Suede Touch|
|Raw Material||European Splits|
|Avg Hide Size||25-30 FT2|
Easy Stain Removal Guide
Method A: use only water based cleaning agents. Alternative mix 2 tablespoons of ammonia with 1 litre of water. Blood the stain gently with a cloth dampened with this solution, turning continually so only the clean part of the cloth is in contact with the stain.
Method B: use only mild, pure, water-free dry cleaning solvents. Dampen a cloth with the solution and follow the procedure described in Method A.
|Stain Type||Removal Method|
|Grease / Oil||Method B|
|Chocolate / Coffee||Sponge with lukewarm water|
|Wax / Candle||Gently lift off as much as possible with dull knife or spatula. Use Method B or cover spot with several layers of absorbent paper and warm with iron.|
|Fruit||Sponge with cold water|
|Ink||Treat by rubbing alcohol, use Method A|
|Mud||Gently lift off as much as possible with dull knife or spatula. Allow to dry, then vacuum. For persistent stains, use ammonia solution as described in Method A|
|Urine / Sweat||Use Method A, followed by a small amount of ammoniated liquid detergent|
|Vomit||Gently lift off vomit and sponge thoroughly with water, then use Method A|
|Average Thickness||UNI EN ISO 2589 : 2006||1.2 - 1.4|
|Tear Strength (single edge tear)||UNI EN ISO 3377-1 : 2006||57|
|Tear Strength (back bone direction)||UNI EN ISO 3377-1 : 2006||70|
|Tear Strength (perpendicular to back bone direction)||UNI EN ISO 3377-1 : 2006||43|
|Flexing Endurance (50,000 cycles)||UNI EN ISO 5402 : 2004||≥ 50,000 cycles|
|Color Fastness to Artificial Light||UN EN ISO 105 B02 : 2004||≥ 4 Blue Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing (Dry, 500 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||3 - 4 Grey Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing - Staining (Dry, 500 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||4 - 5 Grey Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing (Wet, 250 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||3 - 4 Grey Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing - Staining (Wet, 250 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||4 - 5 Grey Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing (Perspiration, 80 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||3 - 4 Grey Scale|
|Color Fastness to Rubbing - Staining (Perspiration, 80 Rubs)||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2000||4 - 5 Grey Scale|
|Abrasion Resistance||UNI EN ISO 12947-2 : 2000||≥ 40,000|
|Finishing Adhesion||UNI EN ISO 11640 : 2009||5 N/cm|
|Determination of pH||UNI EN ISO 4045 : 2008||4.8|
|Ignitability BS 5852-0 (Cigarette)||BS 5852:1979||Pass|
|Ignitability BS 5852-1 (Match)||BS EN 1021-1-2 : 2006||Pass|
|Pilling Test (5,000 cycles)||UNI EN ISO 12945-2 : 2002||≥ 4/5|
|Seam Slippage (3mm)||UNI EN ISO 13936-1 : 2004||≥ 200|