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What Is The Difference Between Synthetic Leather And Artificial Leather?
Jan 26, 2018

Artificial leather:

A plastic product similar to leather. The plastic film is rolled on the cotton cloth or the synthetic resin containing the plasticizer is evenly coated on the cotton cloth, and then processed. The nature is soft, and the color and pattern are varied.

The concept of artificial leather:

Artificial leather is a mixture of resin raw materials and other auxiliaries, a kind of material similar to natural leather obtained through a certain process of processing. At present, the widely used resins are polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyurethane (PU).

[the main variety of artificial leather]

*[PVC artificial leather (polyvinyl chloride (PVC) artificial leather)]PVC artificial leather has the advantages of lightweight, easy processing, wear-resisting, cheap; disadvantages: poor air permeability, low temperature hardening due to poor flexibility, crack and slip resistance difference. *[PU artificial leather (polyurethane (PU) artificial leather)]PU is composed of diols or polyols with two yuan or more isocyanate reacts to the product. The processing technology is divided into two kinds: dry method and wet method. The dry PU artificial leather is suitable for making boots shoes, suitcases and outfits. The artificial leather made of wet method is suitable for jacket, wind and rain clothing, cold proof gloves, down clothes, shoes, furniture, sofa cushions and interior decoration. Professional composite artificial leather] composite artificial leather is composed of PVC and PU with each other, or PVC, PU and other materials were modified with each other. In order to obtain the artificial leather with certain performance requirements.