Martrim Blog > FAQ
Q. What is the difference between expanded vinyl and vinide?
A. Vinyl is stretchy and used more for seating. Vinide is non-stretch and used for panel work and carpet bindings etc.
Q. What is the difference between automotive leather hide and furniture leather hide?
A. Automotive leather normally has a harder surface finish is also less likely to scuff and is slightly thicker.
Q. Can you use vinide to make hoods?
A. No vinyl to make hoods is completely different although it looks the same.
Q. What is best mohair hooding or double duck?
A. Mohair does not fade or shrink as quickly as duck does but duck is more in keeping with vintage cars.
Q. What is the best glue for headlining?
A. You can either use high temp spray glue or the tinned spread contact adhesive that we supply the spray glue is easier to use but the contact glue is sometimes more affective.
Q. How wide is the vinyl and vinide?
A. The materials between 1.3 and 1.4 metres wide.
Q. How are the goods sent?
A. We use ups next day delivery please check other page for prices and conditions.
Q. Do we supply and fit car hoods?
A. yes we do please ring for prices.
Q. Can you send me samples?
A. Yes we do please check request a sample page.
Q. Do you supply fasteners and clips for trim work?
A. Yes we do we have a wide range of fasteners and clips e.g. press studs and tenax.
Q. Do you supply clearance materials?
A .Yes we do, we have a constantly changing supply of clearance materials ranging from £1.00 per m.
Q. Do you do seat repairs?
A. Yes, we have large stocks of car seating cloths and can usually match the material in the car and we can also repair cigarette burns.