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Old 10-25-2012, 09:49 AM   #62
Woodstonian
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What does "PU" signify in the name of this cover?
Answering my own question after a quick search ... thanks Wikipedia. I didn't realize it was a general term, not something specific to Kobo.

"Bicast leather (also known as bycast leather, split leather or PU. leather) is a split leather with a layer of polyurethane applied to the surface and then embossed. Bycast was originally made for the shoe industry for glossy shoes, and recently was adopted by the furniture industry. The resulting product has an artificially consistent texture that is easier to clean and maintain."
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