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Italian artisan tanning traditions fused with modern technology creates the ultimate in luxurious aircraft leather. From the hand selection of the best European bull hides to the hi-tech drum flame proofing, Aeronautica is specifically engineered to create superior aircraft environments. Our high quality finishing processes not only result in a silky smooth grain texture with even coloration throughout each hide, but also clean surfaces and excellent cutting yields. Aeronautica's unique protective finish makes it suitable for all aircraft environments.

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Processing and Finishing

Aeronautica is processed using low emission mineral tanning formulas which are environmentally friendly. The hides are retanned in aged oak drums using vegetable agents, natural fat liquors and oils along with dyes that ensure the leather is properly through dyed. No PCP or CFC is used during the tanning process. Waterbased finishes are applied to provide an even coloration and protection to the leather.

Technical Specifications

Flammability: FAR 25.853(a), Amendment 25-100, Passes Appendix F, Part I (a)(1)(i)& (ii)
Raw Material: Top selection European hides.
Thickness: 1.0 to 1.2 mm
Hide Size: Avg. 50 Ð 60 sq ft.
Lightfastness: (AATCC 16, E, 72 hours) Class 4
Crocking: (ASTM D-5053) Dry: Class 4-5 Wet: Class 4
Abrasion: (ASTM D-3884) 1500 cycles (CS-10 wheels)
Flex: (ASTM D-2097) 100,000 cycles
Tearing Strength: (ASTM D-4075) > 50 N
Breaking Force: (ASTM D-2208) > 600 N
Elongation at the Break: (ASTM D-2211) 35Ð70%
Origin: Vicenza, Italy

Complies with the strict regulations and EU Directives covering the use and presence of PCP, CFC, Chromo VI and Azo dyestuffs.


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