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Bicast leather is split leather, the part of the hide left after the top-grain layer is removed, that is laminated with a polyethylene or polyurethane coating and embossed with grain patterns for a natural look. It is mu... More »

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Bicast, or PU, leather is a material composed of split leather coated in a layer of polyurethane embossed with patterns to resemble the grain of higher-quality leather. More »

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Polyurethane, or PU, coated leather is split hide leather that is bonded and covered with a polyurethane coat, and then embossed with grain patterns to simulate the appearance of top grain leather. PU is also known as bi... More »

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Bicast, or PU, leather is a material composed of split leather coated in a layer of polyurethane embossed with patterns to resemble the grain of higher-quality leather. More »

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Polyurethane, or PU, coated leather is split hide leather that is bonded and covered with a polyurethane coat, and then embossed with grain patterns to simulate the appearance of top grain leather. PU is also known as bi... More »

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Nubuck leather and suede leather are different from one another in that leather workers create nubuck from the full grain side of the hide, which is the outer part, while they produce suede from the splits, or the lower ... More »

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Corrected grain leather uses the top-grain, or surface, layer from cattle hide, but the grain surface is abraded to remove imperfections, such as scars and bite marks, before a pigmented finish is applied. After pigmenta... More »

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