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 »

PU and PVC are both different kinds of imitation leather, but they differ in the materials that they are made of and the way that they are made. Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC leather, is made by chemically altering vinyl. P... More »

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 »

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 »

A simple way to distinguish leather from vinyl is to inspect the grain of the material; vinyl has a distinguishable grain pattern, while the grain in leather has no discernible pattern. Vinyl contains a pattern because i... More »

A polyurethane material, or PU material for short, is a type of versatile plastic. The three types of PU materials are flexible foams, rigid foams and elasto-plastics. These materials are most often used in building cons... More »