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Hornback

Our most authentic fake – our American Hornback.  

The term “Hornback” refers to the back side of the alligator, where the scales are very raised.  This embossed version offers a strong texture while still having a beautiful hand workable into any environment – table or upholstery piece.   Our “Jumbo Crocodile” and “Baby Alligator” are variations from a super scale to a tiny size, ...read more

Content
Full grain vegetable-tanned aniline-dyed cowskin
Finish 
Durable protective finish, hand antiqued, EDGE stain release
Size 
Average 28 square feet (1/2 hide)
Use 
Upholstery, vertical and direct applications
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Specifications
Content 
European full grain vegetable tanned semi-aniline dyed cowhide
Finish 
Durable protective finish, hand antiqued, EDGE stain release
Size 
Avg 28 sf/ Platelines 23"
Average Usable Area 
28" x 65"
Thickness 
1.2 - 1.3mm
Weight Per sf 
3 oz
Texture 
Embossed pattern
Colors Available
Custom 
Custom coloring available
Applications
Residential, Hospitality, Contract, Aviation, Marine, Retail
Use 
Upholstery, vertical and direct applications
Greenguard
Indoor air quality certified
EDGE Stain Release 
Standard on all colors
Performance 
Recommended for high traffic areas, light patina
Considerations 
Platelines every 23"
Testing
Durability & Strength
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 4-5
Tearing Strength - ASTM D 4705 (15lbs) 
Complies
Flammability
Boston Fire Code (BFD 1X-1) 
Complies
California Technical Bulletin 117 
Class 1
Cigarette Ignition Resistance (NFPA 260) 
Pass
Surface Building Characteristics of Building Materials (ASTM E 84) 
Class B
Maintenance
Specification Maintanence 
If a spill or spot should occur, blot immediately with a clean, absorbent cloth or sponge. Do not rub the spot with force or pressure. A drop of saddle soap on a damp cloth may remove dirt

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SPECIFICATIONS

Hornback

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LEATHER SPECIFICATIONS
Content 
European full grain vegetable tanned semi-aniline dyed cowhide
Finish 
Durable protective finish, hand antiqued, EDGE stain release
Size 
Avg 28 sf/ Platelines 23"
Style 
Hornback
Thickness 
1.2 - 1.3mm
GreenGuard 
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 4-5
Tearing Strength - ASTM D 4705 (15lbs) 
Complies

FLAMMABILITY
Boston Fire Code (BFD 1X-1) 
Complies
California Technical Bulletin 117 
Class 1
Cigarette Ignition Resistance (NFPA 260) 
Pass
Surface Building Characteristics of Building Materials (ASTM E 84) 
Class B