ELeather’s Flight Collection – Comfort Range material offers operators, interior designers, OEM’s and seat manufacturers within the aviation industry a wide variety of trending stock colours to choose from, with competitive lead times to support the supply chain demands of fast turn-around projects.
From the high passenger turnover of short-haul flights, to the extended comfort requirements of international long-haul flights, ELeather’s Comfort Range material comes in a range of grains and finishes, utilising the versatile properties of leather fibre composite to suit the specific application environment.
Certified to the latest aviation industry standards to ensure passenger safety, ELeather’s Comfort Range material is rigorously tested by a 3rd party testing organisation to ensure compliance with fire safety regulations of the aviation industry.
|Easy to clean||Minimal maintenance|
|Hygenic||Better passenger experiences|
|Consistent high-quality provided on 50LM rolls||Higher material yields and easier to process and work with|
|Made from natural leather||Comfort and style with look and feel of traditional leather|
|Reduced stretch||No bagging or creasing over time and seats stay looking newer for longer|
|Versatile||Increased design possibilities such as lamination, embossing, printing and stiching|
|Scuff and scratch resistant||Longer lasting with less frequent seat cover changes|
|Clean tech manufactured with patented process||Contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable future|
|TEST||TEST METHOD||UNITS||TYPICAL VALUES|
|Colour measurement||EL-MFG-WI113||–||DL* ± 0.9; Da* ± 0.5; Db* ± 0.5|
|Average thickness||BS EN ISO 2589:2002||mm||≤1.14mm|
|GSM||EL-LSTP-0005||g/m²||480 ±40 g/m2. Final GSM is colour and grain dependant|
|Bally flex - dry 50,000 cycles no cracking||BS EN ISO 5402:2002||Cycles||Pass|
|Peel strength||EL-LSTP-0003 Dry||N/cm||≥12.0 N/cm|
|Tensile force MD *1||BS EN ISO 3376:2002 *1||N/mm||≥10.0 N/mm|
|Breaking elongation MD||BS EN ISO 3376:2002||%||≥20.0 %|
|Tensile force CD *1||BS EN ISO 3376:2002 *1||N/mm||≥10.0 N/mm|
|Breaking elongation CD||BS EN ISO 3376:2002||%||≥30.0 %|
|Taber abrasion CS10 1kg||BS EN ISO 5470-1:1999 Part 1||Cycles||>2,000 cycles|
|Pigment fastness to light *2||ISO 4892-2, Cycle 5 and EN ISO 877||BWS||≥7|
|Flammability||FAR/CS 25.853(a) Appendix F, Pt1(a)(1)(ii) & (b)(4)|
12 Seconds vertical burn test
|Flammability||ABD0031Toxic gas emission (Airbus Method)||–||Pass|
|Flammability||ABD0031 Smoke emission (Airbus Method)||–||Pass|
*1 Procedure as per BS EN ISO 3376:2002 except it is not corrected for thickness as this is not applicable to ELeather
*2 All pigments used meet BWS 7 or higher. Pigments are tested in accordance with ISO 4892-2, Cycle 5 and EN ISO 877, and assessed against BlueWool Scale 1-8 as described in ISO 105 B02, where BWS 8 denotes very high and BWS 1 lowest light fastness. The Fastness to Light of the final ELeather Product is dependant on the colour.