Produced using superior European hides, Hampton is a lightly corrected pigmented leather with a small natural embossed grain and an incredibly soft hand.  An excellent leather value and a preferred choice of upholstery clients and specifiers in a variety of industries and applications.

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Average Hide Size50 sqft / 4.65 sqmt
Thickness1.0 – 1.2 mm

Performance Characteristics

Light Fastness (AATCC Method 16, Option E)4
Tear Strength (ASTM D4705)25 lbs.
Flexing Endurance (ASTM D2097)Pass
Abrasion (ASTM D3884)Pass
Elongation (ASTM D2211)30 – 50% at 50 lbs.
Crocking (ASTM D5053)Wet:4 Dry:5
Breaking Force (ASTM D2208)175 lbs.


Boston Fire Dept. Code (BFD 1×1) w/Fire Blocker and or Fire Barrier ClothPass
California Technical Bulletin 117Pass
Cigarette Ignition Resistance (NFPA 260)Class 1
California Technical Bulletin 133 w/Fire Blocker and/or Fire Barrier ClothPass

Cleaning Instructions

Pigmented leathers have a protective finish by nature of the tanning process.

For spots and spills:  Blot gently with a clean absorbent cloth.  Use clear warm water and gently wipe the spill.  Dry with a clean towel and allow to air dry.  If water is used, use on entire area (i.e., entire seat cushion, arm rest, etc,) where the spill occurred. Do not dry with heat dryers, hair dryers, etc.

For stubborn spots and stains: Use a mild solution of Ivory soap and  warm water. Apply the solution with a clean wet sponge and wash, then rinse well.  Let air dry.
Always test a hidden area first.

For butter, oil, or grease:  Wipe excess substance with a clean, dry cloth and let stand. The spot should dissipate into the leather in a short period of time. Do not apply water.

Do not use:  Any saddle soaps, oils, abrasives, cleaners, soaps, furniture polish, varnish or ammonia water.

Please note:  The leather with initially repel most liquids, but if left to stand over an extended period of time, they will be absorbed. Even if the spill is absorbed,
it will dissipate in time and eventually diffuse any stains.