Faux leather and fabric coatings
Jayflex™ plasticizers, Vistamaxx™ performance polymers and and hydrocarbon fluids used to make faux leather – an alternative to leather in consumer goods. Jayflex plasticizers are also used in fabric coatings.
Applications and benefits
Vistamaxx performance polymers from ExxonMobil Chemical are being used to produce a new, more leather-like feel than either PVC- or PU-based synthetic leathers.
- More leather-like feel than PVC
- 40 percent lighter than PVC
- More durable than PU
- 20 percent lighter than PU