There are various types of artificial leather, and PU leather is only one kind. Other kinds of artificial leather include PVC leather. Some forms of faux leather are even made out of substances like oak trees and kelp. Polyurethane leather was created to have the same look and feel of leather, but without using actual animal skin.
Synthetic leather is frequently used in vegan shoes and other brands that cater to those concerned about the welfare of animals. Faux-leather is frequently made of a combination of textiles and polyurethane to give the synthetic material an authentic leather feel.
Artificial leather is a material intended to substitute for leather in fields such as upholstery, clothing, footwear and fabrics and other uses where a leather-like finish is desired but the actual material is cost-prohibitive or unsuitable. Artificial leather is marketed under many names, including "leatherette", "faux leather", "vegan leather", "PU leather" and "pleather".
Note: some PU leather does actually have animal leather. PU leather is an artificial leather material made with split leather (that’s the fibrous part of the hide left over from making genuine leather) which has been coated with polyurethane (hence the name “PU”). It can be argued that PU leather has greater durability due to its polyurethane finish, but it usually lacks the qualities and subtleties of a true full-grain or nubuck leather.
PU leather might be combined with real leather in a form called bi-cast leather. Bi-cast leather may use a split leather base which is then covered with a PVC or PU layer. Polyurethane leather typically has the same general feel of leather, but it’s typically a little lighter than genuine leather.
Consult directly with the manufacturer to find out specific detail regarding the materials utilized in their products. Do not relay solely on our descriptions below.
Ducksung Chemical Co., Ltd.: specializing in synthetic leather and polyurethane resin.
Flokser Group (Turkey): they are a leading flock fabric and man made leather manufacturer in Turkey. They produce high quality and very flexible frequeny flock printing (3-D), which are used mainly on jeans, labels, T-shirts, Hats, promotion products, logos. They have samples and their prices are very competitive. They will be very glad to work with your company Address: Ataturk Sanayi Bolgesi Hadimkoy Istanbul 34860 Turkey Phone: 902127713232 Fax: 902127713237 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Hasan Gulveren
Idris Berhad (Malaysia): They are manufacturers of synthetic leather. Address: 17 Jalan Sultan Ismail P O BOX 11320 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50742 Phone: 603 206 7988 Fax: 603 925 9968 Email: ZEDEY@YAHOO.COM Contact: M D Zohary
Sahinler Suni Deri: Produces all types of PVC / PU artificial leather. Address: Mercan,Semaver Sok. No.10/1 Istanbul 34450 Turkey Phone: (90 212) 520 52 25 Fax: (90 212) 519 45 27 Email: email@example.com Contact: Erkan Alioglu
Sahinler Tekstil A.S (Turkey) they are artificial leather factory in Istanbul, they produce all kind of leather for shoes,bags upholstery and slipper industries for many years
Teijin Cordley Limited: the Teijin Group manufacturers many products including a man-made leather business. In April , 2016 they announced the developed Maestley, a new high-grade natural leather substitute. Maestley has equivalent texture and richness to natural leather and other superior attributes.
Whether you are buying or selling skins, hides, or leather, you want to be well informed about the world leather markets, prices, and trends. You may use the Apparel Search Leather Garment directory to locate factories around the world that specializes in producing clothing made with leathers. You may also view our leather tannery section to locate suppliers of raw leather.
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