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Water Buffalo

Seaweed - WABU4

50.00 sq ft available

The GREAT BUFFALO hide – Water Buffalo - this giant breed used to be found in the orient, but we have re-invented it, its distinctive grain on big, soft cowhides. They remain soft and supple. Still strong, stronger. Long wearing, heirloom quality. Strong as Steel. Soft as Butter. Big Water Buffalo Hides, the hides that started it all. Established 1981. Re-invented 2011.

SPECIFICATIONS

Water Buffalo - Seaweed WABU4

SUITABLE APPLICATIONS

LEATHER SPECIFICATIONS
Content 
Full grain aniline-dyed cowhide
Finish 
semi-aniline
Size 
average 55-60 sqft Plate line every 23"x51"
Style 
Water Buffalo
Thickness 
1.0-1.2mm (3oz)
Wellness 
Yes

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS
Abrasion - ASTM D7255 
Complies
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

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