Raw riempies must be submerged in COLD water until it is soft. Feed the riempies through the chair leaving a slack. As they dry the riempies will contract therefore leave enough slack not to break your chairs. , DO NOT SUBMERGE IN HOT WATER !! THEY WILL CRACK & BREAK
ALUMINIUM (WHITE) RIEMPIES
White riempies are treated with Aluminium Sulphate , DO NOT SUBMERGE THE RIEMPIES IN WATER!! THEY HAVE BEEN TREATED . Feed the riempies directly on the chair as is.
COLOURED RIEMPIES (THONGS)
Thongs have been cut from Upholstery Hides (approx 1.2mm substance) and are not suitable for chairs etc - Please use Raw Riempies or White (Alum) Riempies.
Riempies are supplied in rolls from approximately 20 meters to 40 meters depending on the area of the hide. Pricing is per meter and we will select a roll closest to the length you require. You will be billed on actual length Available in the following widths: 6mm (Standard) 8mm * 10mm * 12mm * (* - These widths are available on special request)
Coloured Leather Thongs / Strips approx 1.8metres length. Width approx 6mm The thongs have been cut from Upholstery Hides (approx 1.2mm substance). Contact us for full range of colours. Thongs are not suitable for chairs etc - Please use Raw Riempies or White (Alum) Riempies.
Should you require your items urgently, and are situated in or near Pretoria, we would rather recommend that you come visit us and we can then show you our various types of leather and leathercraft tools. Large range of leather for garments, sandals, shoes and upholstery, including corrected grains, full grain, semi-aniline, pull up and buffalo print. Bulk supplier of leather cleaner to various distributors.