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Comfort Range US

The Rail Collection – Comfort Range US material offers operators, interior designers, OEM’s and seat manufacturers within the United States of America rail 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 footfall of inter-city rail travel to the extended comfort requirements of national and international rail journeys across the Americas, ELeather’s Comfort Range US 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 industry standards to ensure passenger safety, ELeather’s Comfort Range US material is rigorously tested by a 3rd party testing organisation to ensure compliance with US rail industry fire safety regulations.

PRODUCT BENEFITS

FEATURESBENEFITS
LightweightFuel saving
Easy to cleanMinimal maintenance
HygenicBetter passenger experiences
Consistent high-quality provided on 50LM rollsHigher material yields and easier to process and work with
Made from natural leatherComfort and style with look and feel of traditional leather
Reduced stretchNo bagging or creasing over time and seats stay looking newer for longer
VersatileIncreased design possibilities such as lamination, embossing, printing and stiching
Scuff and scratch resistantLonger lasting with less frequent seat cover changes
Clean tech manufactured with patented processContribute to a cleaner, more sustainable future

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

TESTTEST METHODUNITSTYPICAL VALUES
Widthmm1400 mm
SoftnessIUP 36mm≥3.2mm
Average thicknessBS EN ISO 2589:20020.95 mm – 1.05 mm
1.05 mm
GSMEL-LSTP-0005≥530 g/m2
Final GSM is colour and grain dependent

QUALITY TESTTEST METHOD TYPICAL VALUES
Bally flexBS EN ISO 5402:2002Dry, 50,000 cyclesPass
Peel strengthEL-LSTP-0003 dryDry≥12.0 N/cm
Tensile strengthBS EN ISO 3376:2002 ≥10.0 N/mm
Breaking elongationBS EN ISO 3376:2002≥20.0 %
Single edge tearBS EN ISO 3377-1:2002≥25.0 %
Abrasion resistance (taber)BS EN ISO 5470-1:1999 part 1CS10 wheels,
1Kg, 1000 cycles
Pass
Fastness to lightBS EN ISO 105-B02:1999≥7
Fastness to waterBS EN ISO 11642:1998Pass
Fastness to perspirationBS EN ISO 105:E04Acid
Alkali
Pass
Pass
Water spottingISO 15700:1998Pass
Crock meterISO 105-X12Wet
Dry
Pass
Pass
Low temperature
Crack resistance
EN ISO 17233-15°cPass

FLAMMABILITY TESTTEST METHOD TYPICAL VALUES
12 seconds vertical flame testFAR/JAR 25.853(a), appendix F, part 1Pass
Heat releaseASTM E 1354Customer specific
Smoke densityASTM E 662Pass
Toxic gas emissionSMP800APass

*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.