• Rugata texture
  • Rugata leather rolls
  • Rugata texture

Color Guide

RU 1152 Val Rendena RU 1153 Val d'Orcia RU 1154 Val Taleggio RU 1156 Valle Ossola RU 1157 Valle Peligna RU BLCK Valpelline

Rugata (RU)

Named for the pronounced wrinkles of this unique shrunken grain leather, Rugata is produced from a premium selection of raw material from northern and southern Germany and Switzerland. To shrink and stabilize the shrunken grain, the tanning process uses a retannage with specialized ingredients. Hides are toggled and dried, then tumbled to open the grain before a light finish is applied. The resulting hides have an understated two-tone effect with a naturally pronounced grain in a range of earthy colors.

  • Content European cowhide
  • Origin Italy
  • Hide Size 45–50 sq ft (4.2–4.6 sq m)
  • Thickness 1.4–1.5 mm
  • Weight 3.5–3.75 oz / sq ft (1068–1144 g / sq m)
  • Grain Full
  • Grain Texture Natural shrunken
  • Tannage Chrome
  • Dye Aniline
  • Finish Very light
  • Primary Uses Upholstery, handrails, wall panels, architectural applications
  • Industry Contract, hospitality, marine, residential
  • Maintenance Wipe entire surface with a soft cloth and cool water to even out any abrasions or stains. Do not spot rub, for it will darken only that area. Occasional use of Spinneybeck Aniline Leather Cleaner, Conditioner & Protector is recommended. Other leather cleaners such as saddle soap or household cleaners that may contain harsh chemicals, alcohol or ink removers should never be used.
  • Custom Custom colors not available
  • Special Services Perforated available with an upcharge
  • Colorfastness to Light Class 2–3
  • Colorfastness to Crocking Class 2–3 (dry)
  • Flammability ASTM E 84: Class A (flame treated)
  • Boston Fire Dept BFD IX-1: Pass (flame treated)
  • BS EN1021 (Part I and Part II): Pass
  • BS 5852 Crib 5 and Crib 7: Pass (flame treated)
  • CAL 117: Pass
  • CAL 133: Successfully used in CAL 133 applications with Firegard F187 fire backer material or equivalent (flame treated)
  • Cigarette Ignition Resistance NFPA 260: Class 1
  • FAR 25.853(a) 60 sec vertical burn, 12 sec vertical burn. Oil burner-fire block: Pass
  • IMO Resolution A.652(16): Pass
  • NF P 95 512 1986 (Electric Burner Test): Class M1 (flame treated)
  • Durability + Strength Abrasion ASTM D 7255: n/a
  • Breaking Force ASTM D 2208: 200 lb
  • Elongation ASTM D 2211: 30–50% at 50 lb
  • Flex ASTM D 2097: n/a
  • Tearing Strength ASTM D 4705: 25 lb
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