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Services & Components

We supply a wide range of soft trim components to first and second tier automotive suppliers across the UK and Europe. As well as leather processing.

SERVICES

Leather Processing

Working from full or part hides, we have the ability to accurately cut, perforate and engrave leather to the highest standard. We also have the facilities in house to split, skive and slit leather to any specification.

  • Fully automated CNC cutting

  • Leather splitting

  • Leather skiving

  • Embossing and debossing

  • Laser cutting and engraving

LEATHER SPLITTING

Leather being split to a uniform thickness.

SERVICES

Leather Processing

  • SEAT PIPING

LEATHER SPLITTING

We split leather to any thickness enabling the greatest consistency across each production run. 


  • Accurate leather splitting from 0.5mm
  • Up to 700mm. panel width
  • SEAT PIPING

LASER CUTTING AND ENGRAVING

Our UK made flatbed high speed laser is the best in its class, enabling us to laser engrave or cut leather with complete accuracy and great speed. We are also able to cut or engrave a variety of materials directly from the roll.


  • Accurate laser cutting and engraving
  • Bed size 1500 x 1000mm
  • Continuous feed bed and roll feed for cutting fabrics
  • SEAT PIPING

EMBOSSING AND DEBOSSING

At Leedum we use a traditional hand operated machine to emboss or deboss your design onto leather. This ensures quality craftsmanship and attention to detail goes into every hand-pressed piece.


  • Heated 6 tonne press
  • Platen size 300 x 200mm
  • SEAT PIPING

NOTCHING

Perforations and cut outs can be provided to assist in the flexibility of the product. Alternatively, bespoke dies can be used to create sewing markers on the flange to assist in later construction.

  • LEATHER PROCESSING

LEATHER SKIVING

If it’s simply the edge of the leather that you’re looking to thin, we are able to accurately skive and join the edges of leather parts, piping and binding.


  • Edge skiving of leather parts
  • LEATHER PROCESSING

CNC CUTTING

Using a fully automated CNC machine to process your cutting pattern, we optimise the use of material every time to get the best yield from each unique hide.


  • CNC cutting of full and part leather hides to optimise yield with our Gerber Taurus XM- Pivex machine
  • Designs can be supplied in most formats from physical patterns to DXF drawings
  • LEATHER PROCESSING

MATERIAL SLITTING

Our machines can slit most materials on the roll to very accurate widths. We can supply quality material to your specification or slit material supplied by you. We can wind and slit most materials on the roll with the capability of handling rolls of up to 1.6m long with a depth of 30cm.


  • Slitting of roll fabrics up to a width of 1600mm and diameter of 350mm
  • LEATHER PROCESSING

PRECISION CNC MILLING

Leedum can produce and engrave embossing dies in house to a very high tolerance with our state of the art precision CNC milling machine. We can produce both plate and cylindrical dies to meet your requirements.


  • High precision die production with our Datron Neo CNC milling machine
  • Plate and rotary dies

COMPONENTS

Accurate components for future-facing vehicles

Though out of sight to the end user, we know the importance of attention to detail and the power of engineering that is needed to make a reputable vehicle.

  • Plastic Extrusions

  • Extruded Cores

  • J Clips and Retention Clips

  • Seat Retentions

  • Carpet Binding

COMPONENT PRODUCTION

With six extruders in the factory and a wealth of expertise, we can provide anything from the fundamentals through to bespoke extrusions that push traditional manufacturing boundaries towards the future.

COMPONENTS

Plastic Extrusion

We manufacture extruded piping in a variety of flexible and rigid plastics. With a die profile made to suit your requirements and a huge range of plastic compounds to choose from, plastic extrusion offers a huge number of creative possibilities.

  • SEAT PIPING

EXTRUDED CORES

Piping cores can either be supplied from stock or made especially. At Leedum we extrude all of our own piping cores; both solid and hollow, in a range of plastics to give a varying degrees of softness and flexibility.


  • Produced in Soft Parvic, HDPE, LDPE, PVC with a solid or hollow profile
  • Diameter from 1.5 to 5mm
  • LEATHER PROCESSING

J CLIPS AND RETENTION CLIPS

Our polypropylene extrusions are the trustworthy tool used to ensure seat covers stay in place on their metal frames. These are available in a wide variety of profiles and lengths.


  • Small profiles with a width of up to 50mm
  • Produced in PVC, HDPE, ABS, Polypropylene
  • COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT

PLASTIC EXTRUSIONS

We can produce extruded PVC piping in most plastic materials to meet your unique profiles. These come in a huge range of colours with a width of up to 50mm


  • Produced in Soft Parvic, HDPE, LDPE, PVC with a solid or hollow profile
  • Diameter from 1.5 to 5mm

Want to discuss a project? 

We offer low minimum order quantities, which are ideal for prototyping, or production on a larger scale. We are always willing to help at any stage of your design process, so please get in touch.