Library current awareness blog for Computing, Product Design, Design Engineering, Maths and Stats at Middlesex University, London, U.K.
Thursday, 4 May 2017
Sample of the month: Sileather
Sileather is a faux leather made of silicone and developed
in China. It is made by combining raw material silicon resin with various
non-woven fabrics to make an extremely durable, stretchy environmentally
Sileather has many applications as it is pliable and
weatherproof and can be used in exteriors and interiors ranging from
hospitality to marine furnishings and healthcare. It is also soft to
touch and easy to clean.
This sample can be found in the Samples Library housed in
our Materials Room in the Basement of the Library.