Africa is a 100% cotton, book cloth cover material with a natural finish. This Italian made cloth has an FSC certified 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
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 an FSC® certfied 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. FSC Certified.
Carbon-X is a unique cover material with an embossing that mimics carbon fiber. It offers a striking visual association with luxury, high-end, high-performance brands.
Corona is a premium line of bonded leather with an acrylic top coat. With a variety of solid and luxury colors in addition to unique texturing options from which to choose, Corona® gives designers the ability to stylize and cover a wide range of applications from bibles and diaries to high-end packaging for spirits, jewelry, and fashion accessories. Made with genuine leather fibers and protected with an acrylic top coat, Corona® gives you a stunning appearance that’s made to last and be treasured for years to come.
Standard Embossings: Goat-900, Impala-991, Lido-954, Mesa-901, Vicuna-984
Design Embossings: Infina-984, Wolf-994
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.
This Italian cover material gives the luxurious look of leather at a much more affordable price. The surface allows the product to be burnished for a two-tone effect. Heat burnishing conditions are achieved between 350 degrees F to 375 degrees F for 0.5 seconds and a pressure of 2 bars. For heavier embossing a dwell time of 0.7 seconds and a pressure of 3 bars would be recommended.
•Many colours and finishes stocked in Cornwall.
•Endless colour and finish selection from Fiscagomma (Italy).
•Custom colours available on a make-to-order (MTO) basis.
Kennett natural finish book cloth is a starch-filled cotton with a natural finish. As it is affordable priced and decorable, Kennett cloth can be used in full cover and spine applications. Because it accepts glue well Kennett cloth is suitable for turned-edge work. Kennett cloth would be the choice for those looking to make the first impression that only a true natural finish can offer.
- Limited wet crock resistance
- Fair UV light resistance
- Moderate scuff resistance
- Moderate abrasion resistance
- Good durability
- Kennett 19991 Jet Balck stocked in Cornwall
- Custom colours available on a make-to-order (MTO) basis
Kivar 7 is a lightweight latex-saturated covering material that comes in simulated leather and cloth patterns. Kivar 7 is lightweight, durable and economical, and comes in 30 stock colours and 6 embossings.
Kivar Sutton simulates cloth patterns in a lightweight latex-saturated covering material.
Standard colours are Navy Linen & Black Linen.
Linen-Set is an aqueous-coated cloth for offset and screen-printing (white litho cloth that has an aqueous acrylic coating). Because it accepts print exceptionally well, you can use Linen-Set cloth for any cover or specialty packaging application that requires both a lot of decoration and the look and feel of cloth.
Lumina is an acrylic coated kraft based cover material with colours inspired by precious stones and metals. Lumina dazzles with its selection of fine shimmery pigments and neutral earthy tones. Lumina is acid free, carbon black free, lignin free, chlorine free, archival and recyclable.
Milbank book cloth is 100% natural cotton, coated with an aqueous acrylic coating. Available in both a linen and vellum finish, this premium cloth has the look and feel of a woven fabric.
Milbank 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. Milbank is also easy to decorate using the technique of your choice to create a unique look and consumer appeal for book cover and packaging applications.
- Maximum crock resistance
- Excellent stain and mildew resistance
- Good water resistance
- Good UV light resistance
- Good scuff resistance
- Good abrasion resistance
- Good durability
- 22 colours stocked in Cornwall
- Custom colours available on a make-to-order (MTO) basis
Natuurlinnen™ book cloth offers the aesthetics of an all-natural fabric with an organic look and subtle coloring, making it an excellent choice for today’s environmentally sound projects. Its 100% cotton cloth weave is perfect for coffee table and art books, and accepts foil and blinding stamping seamlessly, offering designers a natural solution with a touch of character. Natuurlinnen is a distinguished cover material choice for books, stationery items, multimedia, CD, and luxury packaging.
Smooth and soft – Pearl Linen® book cloth features fashionable colors with a hint of gloss. The soft tactile feel delivers high-end quality. Perfect for labels, sales promotions, fragrance and beauty packaging, and book covers.