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Glossary

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Term Definition
Maeser Flexes Test performed for waterproof leather to ensure water will not pass through the surface of the leather after a set number of flexes.
Man-made Cellulosic Fibers Man-made cellulosic fibers (MMCF) or regenerated cellulosic fibers is the second biggest cellulosic fiber group after cotton and are made from wood pulp and natural plant materials.
Metal Free Leather tanned without chromium or any other metals. Other chemical substitutions are used.
Milling

The mechanical process to "tumble" the leather creating suppleness in the hide.

Moisture Vapor Transfer Rat, MVTR

Measurement of amount of air to pass through the leather.

Mycelium The vegetative body for fungi that produce mushroom. Comparing Mycelium to a plant, mycelium can be classified as the root system of the fungi whereas the mushroom will be the flower.