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Bookbinding

Burnt Orange - BB08

43.25 sq ft available

It must have been fun to research old leather books and imagine the original color under the marvelous one now faded, that time created.
Arthur, by chance, met a man from Newburgh, NY. The man, originally from Prague, was looking for special leather to bind some books. Arthur was inspired by what he saw... old machines, special embossed skins from various animals... this man was making books the old-fashioned way. He told us of the old-world

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SPECIFICATIONS

Bookbinding - Burnt Orange BB08

SUITABLE APPLICATIONS

LEATHER SPECIFICATIONS
Content 
Full grain, vegetable-tanned aniline-dyed cowhide
Finish 
pure aniline
Size 
avg. 40-45 sq. ft. Plate Size: 66" Roller
Style 
Bookbinding
Thickness 
1.2-1.3mm (3.25 oz)
GreenGuard Certfication 
Yes

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
Breaking Force - ASTM 2208 (100lbs) 
Complies
Crocking - ASTM D 5053 
Class 4-5
Elongation - ASTM D2211 (20-50%) 
Complies
Light Fastness - 72 Hrs/ISO 105-B02 
Class 4

FLAMMABILITY
Boston Fire Code (BFD 1X-1) 
Complies with FR Treatment
California Technical Bulletin 117 
Class 1
Cigarette Ignition Resistance (NFPA 260) 
Class 1
Ignitability of Upholstered Seating by Smouldering & Flaming Sources (BS5852) 
Complies with FR Treatment
IMO Resolution A.652(16) 
Complies
Surface Building Characteristics of Building Materials (ASTM E 84) 
Class B