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Bookbinding

Pitch Brown - BB06

264.75 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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Size: 
avg. 40-45 sq. ft. Plate Size: 66" Roller
Product Contents:
European full grain vegetable-tanned aniline dyed trimmed cowhide
Custom: 
Yes

SPECIFICATIONS

Bookbinding - Pitch Brown BB06

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