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Old 30-01-2013, 07:59   #1
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Repairing a rip in Boltaflex Settee

Boltaflex is an upholstery that feels like leather but is easier to clean and maintain. We have a rip in one cushion. Has anyone ever repaired Boltaflex? I am thinking superglue might work, but wanted to check and see if there are some better ideas.

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Old 30-01-2013, 08:20   #2
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Re: Repairing a rip in Boltaflex Settee

Doesn't superglue have a tendency to harden up? And leave nasty blotches on fabics? I would never ever use superglue on fabrics of any kind. Pattex, on the other hand, holds just as well, lasts forever, and stays flexible.

I can't see the hole very well, so can't see what repair you need to do. Is it like the plastic coating has delaminated from the bottom fabric?
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. Pattex, on the other hand, holds just as well, lasts forever, and stays flexible.
I've never heard Of Pattex, but went to their products page and they have a leather adhesive; that' a good start...it says "especially formulated to bond and last. It can bond different types of leather, e.g. natural and artificial. The high-strength bonding formula is designed to dry without leaving whatsoever traces."

So thanks for the tip. Now, I just have to find it.
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