Bovine of European origin, lightly buffed natural grain.
Thickness: 0.8 – 1.0 mm. Average size of each hide: 51 – 54 square feet.
Chrome tanning, aniline dyed. Water based finish, with waxes, anilines and resins finely dispersed for a distressed appearance. Stiff handle, slippery feel and semi-gloss appearance. Being an aniline article, some minor colour variation between different hides and batches are acceptable.
Test Method Result UOM
Tear strength – single edge tear ISO 3377-1 ≥20 N
Colour fastness to rubbing – Dry 50 cycles ISO 11640:1998 ≥3 Grey scale
Colour fastness to rubbing – Wet 20 cycles ISO 11640:1998 ≥3 Grey scale
Colour fastness to rubbing – Sweat 20 cycles ISO 11640:1998 ≥2 Grey scale
Flexing endurance – Dry 50,000 cycles ISO 5402 No damage
Colour fastness to artificial light – 16,000 kj/sqm ISO 105B02 ≥2/3 Blue scale
Burning behaviour to cigarette and match flame BS 5852:1979 Pass
Disclaimer: Due to variations in monitors, colours may appear different than physical samples. Colours seen here are not guaranteed to be an exact match. Samples are available upon request.