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What is "Faux leather" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made to imitate animal leather. Often a polyurethane laminate.

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The generic name for fibres made from a synthetic linear polymer in which the linkage of the simple chemical compound or compounds used in its production takes place through the formation of amide...
A Finishing Process That Produces A High Gloss On The Surface On The Fabric By Passing It Through Heavy Rollers (calendering) . Fabrics Made Of Thermoplastic Fibers Like Nylon Or Polyester Are Cired...
A class of chemicals including many variants used as water soluble solvents in a variety of cleaning products, latex paint, water-borne wood finishes and other applications. Members of this class...
Usually a fluorochemical custom soil-resistant fabric treatment for upholstered furniture. The fabric treatment is odorless and does not affect the feel of a fabric. What it does is increase the...

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