Heavy Metal – Militum


Heavy Metal is a full grain hand selected leather from the finest European and New Zealand hides. Using state of the art processes, a metallic foil effect is applied to the surface resulting in a fusion of an artisan soft hand and feel with ultra modern finish. The beauty of this leather is complimented by large clean cutting surfaces and excellent yields. The durable finish enables this leather to be suitable for most public and private environments.

Heavy Metal: Militum
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REACH (EC 1907/2006) compliant production aims to improve the protection of human and environmental health. 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, oils and dyes that ensure the leather is properly through dyed. Natural color variations may occur even within the same dye lot.

Applications: Contract, Hospitality, Residential
Raw Material: European or New Zealand hides
Hide Size: Average 25 sqft
Thickness: 0.9 — 1.0 mm
Wet Rub Test: (Nr 80): IUF 450 / UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Dry Rub Test: (Nr 500): IUF 450 / UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Abrasion: (ASTM D 3884-92) 500 gram load: 800 cycles
Alkaline ph 8: IUF 450 / UNI EN ISO 11640: ≥ 4 grey scale
Flexing Endurance: IUP 20 / UNI EN ISO 5402: ≥ 5,000
Tear Strength: IUP 40 / UNI EN ISO 3377-I: ≥ 20 N
Adhesion: IUF 470 / UNI EN ISO 11644: ≥ 3.50 N/cm
Light Resistance (Xenon Test): IUF 402 / UNI EN ISO105-B02: 2 blue scale
Flammability Resistance: UFAC Class 1, CAL TB 117-2013, NFPA 260
Origin: Italy