Leather – natural skins, which have been tanned (processed)
Tanning – is a method which stabilizes and sanitizes skins. Either a “chrome” or a “vegetable” tanning process is used
Full Grain – is a completely naturally grained surface finish or texture which shows the true characteristics of the skins – higher cost.
Hide – generally refers to lower grade top grain or split leather – lower cost.
Genuine leather – all of the above which are individual animal skins are classified as genuine or real leathers.
SYNTHETIC LEATHER AND LEATHER LOOK
Bonded or Reconstituted leather – this is a synthesized material whose normal latex backing is impregnated with reclaimed leather fibers (which vary in content dependant on the manufacturer). The surface finish is usually a polyureathane laminate and is produced in sheets or rolls.
Leather-look / Coskin / Leatherette / Synthetic leather – these are either PVC or polyureathane surface film laminated to a fabric backing – comes in rolls – can have leather appearance that may be difficult to detect.
Genuine leather / Real leather – is a tanned natural skin which has touch, fell aroma, permeability and abrasion resistance which cannon be duplicated.
Bonded / Synthetic Leather – cost effective synthesized materials that has the appearance and may have some of the characteristics of genuine leather.
There a many ways in which a product may be decorated and a list follows of the various techniques
These decorations can be arranged by a Classic Concepts Distributor who use Professional Decorators
All these techniques are not practical on every item and we have advised what is appropriate on each product under Decoration Alternatives
SP - Sceen Print
PP - Pad Print
FS - Foil Stamp
BE - Blind Emboss
LE - Laser Engrave
TP - Transfer Print
EM - Embroidery
RING CHANGE OPTION (RCO)
A4 Writing compendium Items with RR ( removable rings ) in their code have the ability to have the provided standard rings changed to say either 2 , 3 or 4 rings or of different diameters
These items are WC7HRR
A5 Item WC317 can have a A5 2 ring insert included
There is an extra charge for this option