Africa is a 100% cotton, book cloth cover material with a natural finish. This Italian made cloth has a paper backing to promote adhesion on your hardcover book or luxury packaging. Africa is available in 18 beautiful colours and is very receptive to foil stamping and screen printing.
Manufacturer: Manifattura del Seveso
A top-of-the-line synthetic leather cover material, Alpha Aston is a thermo-sensitive, non-woven cover material offering the supple feel of leather with a matte, soft-touch finish. Aston is available in a collection of chic, vibrant colors allowing customers to design with energy and originality. Offering an excellent surface for stamping and burnishing, and containing sustainable properties—CPSIA and REACH 161 complaint, solvent and heavy metal-free, and passing all SGS requests— Aston brings a sophisticated level of design to the luxury stationery, packaging, and book markets.
Alpha Goat® is a thermo-sensitive, non-woven cover material that offers a plush touch and leather-like look. The unique feel of PU combined with authentic textures in modern leather tones, makes it the designers’ choice for hardcover books, diaries, bibles, hang tags, luxury boxes, and multimedia packaging. Alpha Goat® is CPSIA and REACH 161 complaint, solvent and heavy-metal free, and passes all SGS requests, making it the designer’s choice for a sustainable, quality, synthetic leather covering material.
Impressionable, soft, and sooth, Alpha Skiver® brings luxury covering designs to a whole new level of appeal. Available in an extensive selection of contemporary colors and boasting an excellent surface for blind stamping, foil stamping, and heat burnishing, Skiver® is the modern designer’s choice for quality, synthetic leather covering options. Part of the Alpha series top-of-the-line PU cover material, its supple feel and matte, soft-touch finish lends itself to a wide range of stationery and book applications. Skiver® is CPSIA and REACH 161 compliant, contains no solvents or heavy metals, and passed all SGS requests, making it both sustainable and sophisticated— a top designers perfect solution.
Available in linen & vellum, Arlington® book cloth is composed of an odor-free, pH balanced 100% cotton base that meets all ANSI, BMI, and NASTA standards for B-grade cloth, with a protective coating that provides excellent abrasion and water resistance. With its lay-flat characteristics, 64/56 threads per square inch, and exquisite stamping and screen printing capabilities, Arlington® is a great cover material choice for full cover and spine on hardcover books, reference books, loose-leaf binders, photo albums, bibles, diaries, record books, slipcases, arch files, stationery, and various packaging projects.
Perfect for book covers and media packaging, Arrestox® is an aqueous-impregnated, 100% natural cotton cloth. The most recognized name in the industry, Arrestox cloth is extremely durable and performs well in a wide range of publishing and turned edge applications. It is exceptionally functional and accepts glue well. Because Arrestox is easy to decorate you can use the technique of your choice to create unique look and consumer appeal for book cover and packaging applications. Arrestox has excellent stain, mildew and crock resistance. It also has good water resistance, UV light resistance, scuff resistance, and good abrasion resistance.
Balmoral is a finely woven, starch filled coated book cloth that comes in a range of vibrant colors that is often used for covering high quality books, albums, boxes and stationery. This cover materials smooth coated finish offers an ideal platform for high quality foil decoration.
Available in a wide selection of vibrant, contemporary colors, Brillianta® is the designers’ choice for chic colored book cloth with a natural finish. This 100% rayon cloth is EU REACH compliant with paper backing, adhering to modern product regulations and brand specifications. Brillianta® has a light-weight paper backing that provides manufacturers seamless processing. The brighter, tighter weave of Brillianta® is ideal for decorative covering and stamping on coffee table books, art books, trade book spines, boxes, bibles, encyclopedias, photo albums, binders, multimedia packaging, and more.
Canvas Extra R is a lighter weight, acrylic coated cotton book cloth with paper backing, in vellum and linen finish.
Cowhide is genuine leather that has been processed to make it thin enough for your turned edge application. It is sold by the side. The sides average approximately 20 square feet per side. There are currently 11 colours and finishes to choose from. We do not sheet the cowhide since there is always a waste factor because of the shape of the side.
Genuine cowhide leather treated for turned edge(thinner), chrome tanned and re-tanned with a vegetable extract. The leather is dyed with environmentally safe dyes then pigment finished and finally it is sprayed with a water based resin top coat.
Elegance Natural Finish Book Cloth is an imported cloth from Italy. It is lustrous, vibrant, glossy, fast-dyed, natural finish, rayon cloth with paper backing. Elegance cloth is made from spun rayon yarn, which is composed of short-length filament threads. This distinctive European looking cloth is colourfast to water, light and abrasion. It is also moderately priced. Elegance processes well on Horauf, Kolbus, WBF Stall and Smith manufacturing equipment.
Because of its versatility, you can use Elegance to create an intricately decorated cover with a striking effect.
The Eurobond is a 0.4mm Polyurethane premium bonded leather. It is unsurpassed in quality and durability. Eurobond has the look, feel and smell of genuine leather because it is tannery made. The cowhide fibers used in producing the Eurobond come from the tanning process when the hides are brought to a uniform thickness.
Excel® is a light-weight, saturated cover material offered in Classic, Select, and Design Collections, each with unique color and finish combinations. The Classic Collection features traditional colors with a standard gloss finish and the Select Collection for a wider range of fashion-forward colors with a modern, satin finish. The Design Collection is perfect when you require the look and finish of linen, but prefer the ease of use of a saturated material. Excel® has a flexible slim-fitting composition and our library of stocked colors make it the designer’s choice for style with economy and the manufacturer’s ally in machine and hand-made production processes. Excel® is perfect for creating eye-catching book covers, packaging, and stationery.