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
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.
For memories that will never fade, bind your most cherished stories with a material built for permanence. For ultimate strength and durability, Arizona® is produced with recycled, genuine leather fibers, coated with a solvent-free color coating, then polished off with a protective acrylic top coat. A high-quality, reliable product at a practical price, Arizona® is the perfect choice for deluxe-edition books, bibles, diaries, datebooks, stationery, packaging, photo albums, and photomounts.
5 embossing patterns available: Lido-954, Moroccan-966, Impala-991, Ranger-920 and Coarse Grain-507.
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.
Roxite F aqueous coated library buckram is a duck or oxford book cloth that is filled on one side with an aqueous acrylic coating. Offered in a vellum finish, it has a very uniform surface. Roxite F buckram book cloth retains the fabric appearance of fine bindings while delivering exceptional functionality in the bindery process.
Having exceptional durability and longevity, Roxite F buckram book cloth is used primarily as cover material in the library industry but is ideal for any cover application such as a hymnal that endures a lot of wear and needs additional decorability.
Canvas Extra R is a lighter weight, acrylic coated cotton book cloth with paper backing, in vellum and linen finish. FSC Certified.
Cialux Natural Finish Book Cloth is an imported cloth from Italy. It is a lustrous, vibrant and glossy rayon cloth with a natural finish and paper backing. Cialux cloth is made from spun rayon yarn which is composed of short-length filament threads. This distinctively European looking cloth is colourfast to water, light and abrasion. It is also moderately priced. Cialux processes well on Horauf, Kolbus, WBF Stall, and Smith manufacturing equipment. Because of its versatility, you can use Cialux to create an intricately decorated cover with a striking effect.
Cialux 1520, 1521, 1551, 1572, 1581, 1593, 1860 Minimum order is 5 yards.
Manufacturer: Manifattura del Seveso
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
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.