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Interesting facts about artificial leather


What is the difference between real leather and artificial leather?

Real leather is a tanned animal hide, i.e. a natural material. Imitation leather, on the other hand, is a collective term for textile materials coated with plastic (mostly on one side, mainly with PVC or PU) to imitate the look of leather. A special imprinting process only imitates a leather look.

Cleaning and looking after imitation leather furniture differs considerably from the way in which real leather is: real leather is cleaned and then treated with a slightly oiling care lotion. This can penetrate deep into the leather through the pores and nurtures it from within.

Imitation leather, on the other hand, is cleaned and then treated with a moisturiser. In contrast to real leather, imitation leather is not re-oiled because the plasticisers in the PVC imitation leather coating react with the fatty and oily substances in a care lotion, producing unsightly results and possibly even damaging the surface. Furthermore, the closed PVC coating cannot absorb the lotion – it would just be spread over the surface to leave an unsightly film.

What should not be forgotten with artificial leather after each cleaning is the nourishing moisturizing with the SEDICUR® Hydro Fluid. Because without this care, artificial leather can also dry out over time and become brittle.

What can I do so that artificial leather furniture remains clean and well-tended for a long time?

We recommend wiping the artificial leather furniture weekly with the Cleaning Glove. When doing so, the cleaning glove should be moistened slightly. Regular cleaning with the cleaning glove will remove everyday dirt as well as light oil and grease deposits.

Stains and soiling are to be treated with the special SEDICUR® Cleaner for artificial leather. After cleaning, the SEDICUR® Hydro Fluid provides the artificial leather with vital moisture, ensuring a soft feel and a smooth, pleasant surface.

Imitation leather furniture is usually exposed to high levels of use in everyday life. It is therefore advisable after each cleaning and treatment to protect the cover material from premature soiling and, above all, from denim discolouration.

Thorough cleaning and treatment is recommended every six months.


CARE RANGE FOR IMITATION LEATHER

SEDICUR® Cleaning Set for artificial leather

The SEDICUR® Cleaning Set is perfectly suited for the intensive cleaning of artificial leather furniture. Oily and greasy stains such as colour transfer, e. g. from jeans, are particularly easy to remove with this product.

content: 250 ml, brush, sponge, cloth

Instead of 19,20 €
15,50 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3070
SEDICUR® Care Set for artificial leather

Perfect for the regular cleaning and care of artificial leather furniture.

2 x 200 ml, sponge, cloth

22,81 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3078
SEDICUR® Combined Set

The SEDICUR® Cleaner is perfectly suited for the intensive cleaning of artificial leather furniture. Oily and greasy stains such as colour transfer, e. g. from jeans, are particularly easy to remove with this product.

The premium SEDICUR® Strong Protector contains a special component to give an effective and longlasting protection for light coloured artificial leather against early soiling, e. g. colour transfer from dark jeans, and helps to maintain the beauty of your artificial leather furniture.

content: 200 ml Cleaner, 100 ml Protector, brush, sponge, 2 cloths

26,71 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3074
SEDICUR® Artificial Leather Hydro Fluid

Perfect care for artificial leather after cleaning with the SEDICUR® Cleaner. The SEDICUR® Hydro Fluid spends moisture and maintains a nice and smooth grip.

14,62 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3073
SEDICUR® Strong Protector

The premium SEDICUR® Strong Protector contains a special component to give an effective and longlasting protection for light coloured artificial leather against early soiling, e. g. colour transfer from dark jeans, and helps to maintain the beauty of your leather furniture.

content: 200 ml, 2 cloths

21,74 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3072

CORALUX Lederpflege Set für Autoleder

Ideal zur regelmäßigen Reinigung und Pflege von Lederinterieur in Autos. Geeignet für Echt- und Kunstleder.

Inhalt: 2 x 200ml + Zubehör.

22,91 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3150
Hygiene Reiniger für Leder/Kunstleder

Zur gründlichen hygienischen Reinigung empfindlicher Leder-Oberflächen. Wirkt antibakteriell, keimmindernd und virenhemmend. Unterstützt den Schutz vor Ansteckung von Krankheiten.

Inhalt: 200ml

Instead of 11,99 €
8,50 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 0215
SEDICUR® Kunstleder Reinigungs-Set

Ideal für die regelmäßige und gründliche Reinigung von Kunstleder-Möbel. Entfernt besonders gut öl- und fetthaltige Verschmutzungen sowie Jeansabfärbungen.

Inhalt: 250 ml + Zubehör

Instead of 19,20 €
15,50 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3070
SEDICUR Kunstleder Pflege Set

Ideal zur regelmäßigen Reinigung und Pflege von Polstermöbel aus Kunstleder.

Inhalt: 2 x 200 ml + Zubehör.

22,81 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3078
SEDICUR Kunstleder Pflege Set

Reinigungs- und Pflegeset für Polstermöbel aus Kunstleder & 100 ml Hand-Desinfektionsmittel.

Versandkostenfreie Lieferung innerhalb Deutschlands!

28,46 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3078/00300
Staub Fix

Praktischer Reinigungshandschuh für die schnelle Reinigung zwischendurch. Der Staub-Fix ist bestens geeignet für das wöchentliche Abstauben von Polstermöbeln. Für alle Leder-, Stoff- und Kunstlederarten.

9,46 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 0111
SEDICUR Kunstleder Hydro Fluid

Die ideale Pflege für Kunstleder nach jeder Reinigung. Das SEDICUR® Hydro Fluid spendet wertvolle Feuchtigkeit und sorgt für einen angenehmen, glatten Griff.

14,62 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3073
SEDICUR Kunstleder Intensivschutz

Wirksamer Schutz von Kunstledermöbeln vor Verschmutzungen, wie Jeansabfärbungen. Sorgt für langanhaltende Sauberkeit und perfektes Aussehen!

Inhalt: 200 ml + Zubehör

21,74 €
incl. VAT, plus shipping
Item number: 3072