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Synthetic leather, also known as faux leather, vinyl or leatherette, is a manmade fabric made using PVC or polyurethane (PU) that is treated and dyed to resemble real leather. Synthetic leather is a cheaper, a more versa... More »

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DuraBlend leather is a synthetic type of bonded leather used in home furnishings and is considered a low-cost alternative to fully genuine leather. It combines leather particles, poly/cotton and polyurethane. More »

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Vegan leather is a term used to describe artificial leather fabrics, many created through the use of acrylic, PVC, nylon or vinyl fibers. Some types of artificial leathers are made from natural materials, such as cork le... More »

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Man-made leather is a synthetic fabric or synthetic leather made from polyvinyl chloride or from polyurethane. This material is also referred to as faux leather or leatherette. It is chemically treated to resemble real l... More »

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Blended leather is a product made from leather scraps that are shredded, mixed with polyurethane and formed into sheets. Blended leather is also called bonded leather and reconstituted leather. More »

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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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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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