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What is "Faux leather" - Definition & Explanation

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

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The removal of dye from a fabric by rubbing. Crocking can be caused by insufficient dye penetration or fixation, the use of improper dyes or dyeing methods, or insufficient washing and treatment...
The Uniguard barrier, a woven glass fabric, specially coated to insure durability, is installed between the upholstery and foam cushions in chairs or other furniture to minimize fire spreading to...
All materials emit energy by thermal radiation as a result of their temperature. The amount of energy or radiant heat reflected depends on the surface temperature. The higher the surface temperature...
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...
A linen that is very rugged and substantial in feel. Comes in white or natural shades or could be dyed, printed, striped, or checked. The yarn is strong, irregular in diameter but smooth. Has a...

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