Corfam


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Corfam

(ˈkɔːfæm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) trademark a synthetic water-repellent material used as a substitute for shoe leather
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The product ultimately failed in large part because of consumer complaints that shoes made of Corfam could not be ''broken in'' like leather shoes.
No one has yet told me, "it doesn't match," because it all looks like plain black leather, If I had to wear "patent leather" such as Corfam, components made by different makers could he more noticeable.
Du Pont introduced Aldyl, a polyethylene pipe designed for gas distribution, and began volume production of Corfam.
Thus, several efforts were launched to produce a porous leather substitute in the form of a polymer-impregnated needled fabric, the most notable being Corfam.