What Is Regenerated Leather?


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Regenerated leather is leather that has a completely smooth surface and is produced when the leather goes through a process that compresses its fibers. This type of leather is sometimes used to upholster seats in restaurants and bars.

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What Is Regenerated Leather?
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Regenerated leather, although not classified as real leather, is strong, smooth and usually much cheaper than genuine leather. Because of its strength, it is long-lasting, durable and easy to clean.

Regenerated leather is sometimes called bonded leather. It often resembles vinyl and is popular among consumers due to its low price, but doesn't come in the same variety of colors and textures as real leather.

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