ELMOTECH has been developed and tested to meet high requirements for safety and durability in demanding environments in the air, on land and at sea (see technical specifications). Elmotech is a soft, semi-aniline leather with a heavy structure, and leather's natural appearance and comfort. It is somewhat thicker than Elmoline. A broad range of colours is available to match different environments.

Raw material:
Grain leather from Scandinavian cattle. All Elmo leather is dyed through and testad at Elmo's laboratory. A hide is selected at random from every batch of finished leather and checked in accordance with the following:

Technical specification: Properties:
Property Target value Method
Thickness1,3-1,5 mm
Lightfastness6 ISO 105-B02
Dry-rubbing2500/4, ISO 105-A03 ISO 11640
Wet-rubbing250/4, ISO 105-A03 ISO 11640
Sweat100/4, ISO 105-A03 ISO 11640
Abrasion (Taber)500 CS-10, 500 g ISO 5470
Tear-strength40 N DIN 53329-a
Finish adhesion4 N/cm ISO 11644
Tensile strength14 N/mm² ISO 3376
Fogging80% 6h/75ºC ISO/DIS 6452

Flame resistance:
Furniture, certificate BS 5852 (1990)-crib7
Furniture, certificate BS 5852 CRIB 5
Furniture, certificate EN 1021-1
Furniture, certificate EN 1021-2
Aircraft , certificate FAR 25.853(a)
Ship/off-shore, certificate IMO A652(16)
Automotive , certificate ISO 3795
Furniture, certificate ISO 8191:1
Furniture, certificate ISO 8191:2
Furniture, certificate EN 1716
Ability of the leather to absorbe moisture (breathe).
Appearance of surface. 0-Smooth, 5-Structured.
Light resistance
The ability of the leather/colours to resist strong light.
Durability of surface against wear.

Colour assessment:
Daylight source D 65, closely corresponding to CIE. Standard light D 65.