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Ultrasuede

Ultrasuede® is a registered trademark of Toray Ultrasuede America Inc.®. The UltraSuede® brand represents a line of micro-fiber polyester based fabrics with the look and feel of genuine doeskin suede.

 

Ultrasuede® LT

Ultrasuede LT is Supremely Lightweight… the Essence of Softness… the Beauty of Ultrasuede®
The brilliant design of Ultrasuede® LT ensures this material is comfortably soft and elegantly drapable. That breezy, lightweight texture offers luxurious permeability and functionality, making Ultrasuede® LT an ideal fabric for any garment and every season.
  • Invitingly soft hand with a smooth, sensuous feel
  • Plush suede surface
  • Resistance to crocking, pilling, stretching and shrinking
  • Excellent colorfastness that also avoids discoloration at perspiration points thanks to advanced dyeing techniques

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Apparel and Accessories
  • Industrial- Cases and Accessories, Display

Specifications:

  • Style: 8801
  • Width: 58" / 1,480mm
  • Put-up: 33 yd. / 30m R.O.T.
  • Weight: 5.0 oz. per sq. yard / 170g per square meter
  • Thickness: 0.6mm
  • Fiber Fineness: 0.04 denier
  • Composition:80% polyester ultra-microfiber non-woven with 20% non-fibrous polyurethane binder

 

Ultrasuede® ST

Ultrasuede® ST- Soft, tactile appeal perfectly complements the sturdy dependability of ultra-microfiber in Ultrasuede® ST. This versatile, medium-weight material is ideally suited for wide-ranging applications from apparel and accessories to industrial products and more. That's why Ultrasuede® ST is used by top designers from New York to Paris, Milan, Tokyo and increasingly around the world.
  • Natural-looking suede surface
  • A soft, plush hand with a sensuous feel
  • Excellent breathability enhances comfort for the skin
  • Carefree durability and resilience
  • Superior resistance to crocking, pilling, fraying, stretching and shrinking
  • Firm colorfastness  

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Apparel and Accessories
  • Industrial- Cases and Accessories, Medical/Orthotics, Display

Specifications:

  • Style: 2223
  • Width: 45" / 1,150mm
  • Put-up: 33 yd. / 30m R.O.T.
  • Weight: 6.43oz. per sq. yard / 210g per square meter
  • Thickness: 0.8mm
  • Fiber Fineness: 0.14 denier
  • Composition: 65% polyester ultra-microfiber non-woven with 35% non-fibrous polyurethane binder
 

Ultrasuede® LX

Ultrasuede®LX- is both named for and inspired by luxury. Quite simply, it is the plushest, most elegant Ultrasuede® ever produced. But look beyond its beautiful exterior and you'll find a powerfully reengineered microfiber that lends itself to a variety of forms and functions in apparel and accessory design.
Unparalleled softness in both its hand and feel
  • Gorgeously plush suede surface
  • Strong, resilient microfiber possesses excellent colorfastness and resistance to crocking
  • Superior resistance to discoloration at perspiration points, thanks to advanced dyeing techniques
  • Moderate horizontal stretchability makes it adaptable and well-suited for use in apparel 

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Apparel and Accessories
  • Industrial- Cases and Accessories

Specifications:

  • Style: 3909
  • Width: 51" / 1,300mm
  • Put-up: 34 yd. / 31m R.O.T.
  • Weight: 6.5oz. per sq. yard / 220g per square meter
  • Thickness: 0.6mm
  • Fiber Fineness: 0.04 denier
  • Composition: 80% polyester ultra-microfiber non-woven with 20% non-fibrous polyurethane binder
 

Ultrasuede® HP

Ultrasuede® HP - Made Using 100% Recycled Ultra-microfiber
Ultrasuede® HP combines the beauty and soft, appealing comfort of the finest suede with the supreme performance of ultra-microfiber. Conscientiously engineered, Ultrasuede® HP is both versatile and easy-care, exceptionally durable yet luxurious, modern yet classically stylish. Its strength lies in its elegance, making it perfectly suited for residential and contract furnishings, as well as automotive, marine and aviation interiors.

Available in nearly 100 colors, it is also an ideal material for fashion, accessories, footwear, mobile devices and beyond.

  • Environmentally friendly design.
  • Soft, plush suede hand.
  • Easy maintenance: spot-cleanable and washable.
  • Solid colorfastness.
  • Soothing to the touch in any climate.
  • Avoids sagging, crocking, pilling, and shrinking.
  • Highly abrasion-resistant—exceeds 200,000 Wyzenbeek double rubs.
  • Pet-friendly resistance to staining and odors.
  • Optional antimicrobial treatments available. 

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Accessories
  • Interiors - Residential, Contract, Wallcovering, RV, marine, Aviation
  • Industrial- Cases and Accessories

Specifications:

  • Style: 5522
  • Width: 55" / 1,420mm
  • Put-up: 33 yd. / 30m R.O.T.
  • Weight: 11.1oz. per sq. yard / 375g per square meter
  • Thickness: 1mm
  • Fiber Fineness: 0.19 denier
  • Composition: 80% polyester ultra-microfiber non-woven with 20% non-fibrous polyurethane binder
 

Ultrasuede® HP Jungle Collection

Ultrasuede® HP Jungle Collection: 8 motifs inspired by nature, perfected by animal-friendly technology.
As adaptable to “wild” habitats like night clubs as it is for whimsical accents in the most civilized setting, the Jungle Collection is engineered to survive beautifully in virtually any environment.
Designed for easy coordination with original Ultrasuede® fabrics in nearly 100 solid colors, the HP Jungle Collection boasts all the performance advantages that make Ultrasuede® a higher order of luxury: Durability so advanced, it's close to indestructible, and carefree livability, even washability, so stains and spills are a problem of the past.
And like all Ultrasuede® fabrics, the HP Jungle Collection is so soft and pliable, you can mold it to the most exotic shapes imaginable. Celebrate the triumph of the fittest: Make the HP Jungle Collection part of your next design project.

Available in nearly 100 colors, it is also an ideal material for fashion, accessories, footwear, mobile devices and beyond.

  • Soft, plush suede hand
  • Soothing to the touch in any climate
  • Excellent colorfastness
  • Resists sagging, crocking, pilling and shrinking
  • Highly abrasion-resistant—stands up to 200,000 Wyzenbeek double rubs
  • Spot-cleanable and washable

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Accessories
  • Interiors - Residential, Contract, RV, Marine, Aviation
  • Industrial- Cases and Accessories

Specifications:

  • Style: 5879
  • Width: 55" / 1,420mm
  • Put-up: 33 yd. / 30m R.O.T.
  • Weight: 11.1oz. per sq. yard / 17oz per linear yeard
  • Thickness: 1mm
  • Fiber Fineness: 0.19 denier
  • Composition: 80% polyester ultra-microfiber non-woven with 20% non-fibrous polyurethane binder
 

Custom Ultrasuede® 

Ultrasuede® fabrics customized to meet virtually any application.

  • Custom colors (minimum quantities range from 200-400 yards, depending on the fabric)
  • Special prints, embossings and perforations
  • Specific performance characteristics

Ultrasuede® Embossed Custom

With Ultrasuede® Embossed Cusom, designers can select standard existing fabric weight in any available color for embossing in a variety of textures and patterns.

  • Contrasting enhancement for any solid color of Ultrasuede®
  • Can be embossed on any Ultrasuede® style and weight
  • Shipped in three weeks with a minimum order of three rolls

Suitable Applications: 

  • Fashion - Footwear
  • Automotive - OEM, After Market
  • Industrial- Cases and AccessoriesElectronics, Other Applications

Specifications:

Custom Ultrasuede® can be order to meet your needs and specifications. Contact us for application-driven technical and manufacturing support for your product development.

 

Ecsaine® 

Ecsaine® for Industrial Purposes: 

Toray, the inventor of microfiber and the premiere source for advanced polymer materials, offers ultimate products for industrial applications. Made with a three-dimensional fusion of ultra-microfiber nonwoven fabric and elastomer, Ecsaine® is versatile synthetic materials specially developed for consumer electronics, business machines, computers, cameras, factory automation and other industries.

The synergy of the unique characteristics of the source material, polyester and polyurethane, joined with the structure of ultra-microfiber nonwoven fabric yields an unparalleled combination of performance advantages:

Characteristics of Polyester

  • Stability against shifts in temperature and moisture
  • High resistance to abrasion for long-term use
  • Wide-ranging color variations and superb durability
  • No odor, mold or worm problem as with genuine leather

Characteristics of Polyurethane:

  • Moderate elasticity with superior bending recovery
  • Shock-absorption capabilities
  • Dimensional stability
  • Heat-molding capabilities

Characteristics of Ultra-microfiber

  • Wipe-clean performance and microparticle retention
  • Scratch-resistant
  • Uniform friction coefficient
  • High-density; uniformity

Characteristics of Non-woven Fabric

  • Mono-layer structure does not fray or depilate
  • Micropore structure provides excellent water absorption, air permeability and head insulation capabilities
  • Wide range of thickness (0.43–3.0mm)
  • Can be trimmed or die-cut without fraying

Ultrex 

Ultrex® is a registered trademark of Burlington Industries, Inc. The Ultrex® brand represents a line of breathable, windproof, waterproof fabrics used in foul weather gear.

 

ULTREX® 2-Ply

ULTREX® 2-Ply is a breathable, waterproof, windproof microporous coating that is applied to the inside face of Supplex® nylon. The coating is small enough to block out wind and rain, yet large enough to permit perspiration vapor molecules to escape.

 

ULTREX® 3-Ply 

ULTREX® 2-Ply with Durapel® (a super water-repellent, durable finish) applied to the outside face of the Supplex® nylon.