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Inspired by Northern European tanning traditions. Dakota is a top grain thicker leather featuring a more pronounced grain structure, even coloration and wonderfully soft hand. Superior selection of European and New Zealand cattle hides are hand selected for Dakota. These hides are recognized industry wide for their clean surfaces and excellent cutting yields. Protective finish enables Dakota to be suitable for most public and private environments.

Dakota is processed using low emission mineral tanning formulas which are environmentally respectful. 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. Complies with the strict regulations of the EU environmental normative CE2000/53. Natural color variations may occur even within the same dye lot.


















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Processing and Finishing


Dakota is produced using tanning and dyeing processes that are formulated using the latest technology standards for high quality leathers and environmentally friendly production techniques. The hides are retanned in oak drums using vegetable agents, natural fat liquors and oils along with dyes that guarantee the leather is properly through dyed. No PCP or CFC are used during the tanning process. Water based finishes are applied to provide an even coloration and protection to the leather.

Dakota Technical Specifications


Application: Contract, Hospitality, Residential
Raw Material: European or New Zealand
Hide Size: Average hide size 50 sqft
Thickness: 1.4 to 1.6 mm
Wet Rub Test: IUF 450/UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Dry Rub Test: IUF 450/UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Alkaline ph 8: IUF 450/UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Flexing Endurance: IUP 20/UNI EN ISO 5402: ≥ 30.000
Tear Strength: IUP 40/UNI EN ISO 3377-1: ≥ 20 N
Water repellency: AATCC22-201: 93
Light resistance (xenon test): IUF 402/ UNI EN ISO 105-B02: 5 blue scale
Flammability Resistance: UFAC 1. CAL TB 117-2013. NFPA 260.
Origin: Italy

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Greensboro, NC 27410
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