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.
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.
Mirage® Classic is the base line of Mirage®, an environmentally friendly, acrylic coated material that offers the same style and heat-burnishing qualities of a PU product. While additional print and embossing designs are included in our other Mirage® lines, Mirage® Classic delivers the simplicity of a classic, antique, matte finish with a perfectly flush, solid color, providing a clean slate for your own creative designs. Mirage® Classic is most commonly used as a cover material for books, journals, bibles, CD/multimedia packaging, jewelry boxes, and more.
Mirage® Nouveau is a modern cover material that resembles tightly stitched weaves with crisp lines and symmetry. Offered in a selection of colorful hues from our Classic line, Mirage® Nouveau is available in 3 different embossing patterns that you can add your own stamping or burnishing to for an exciting 3-dimensional design you can see and feel. It makes a beautiful cover for various retail boxes, book covers, journals, and more.
Mirage® Pescara takes the colors and simplicity of our Classic line to a higher level. Designed with a subtle Pescara print and a special, soft-touch, coating — an inviting touch and natural finish — Pescara gives you the look, feel, and heat burnishing effects of real leather while complying with our strict ecologically sound production methods. Mirage® Pescara adds exciting visual and tactile appeal to your books, bibles, journals, packaging, and more, without compromising on cost or the environment.
Mirage® Vintage emulates the weathered appearance of aged leather. With two different textures to choose from and the addition of your own heat-burnished design, Mirage® Vintage can help you create retro or antique-style packaging to capture age-old tales by wrapping it around books, binders, journals, bibles, luxury packaging and more.
Silktouch Thermo features the look and exceptionally soft feel of nubuck and plush leathers.