Genoa  

 

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.

Blackwood
Blackwood
Notte
Notte
Dark Brown
Dark Brown
Cognac
Cognac
Brown
Brown
Cobblestone
Cobblestone
Biscotto
Biscotto
Rust
Rust
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Green
Green
Celery
Celery
Lavanda
Lavanda