Raffir® is a composite material based on natural plant fibres, aluminum meshes and bronze wire weave beds encapsulated in translucent epoxy resins. The result has unique textures with the contrast between the light plant fibres or metals and the deep coloured semi-transparent resin.
This beautiful new material comes in a variety of colors with most Raffir® varieties coming in black, blue, brown, green, yellow and red.
It has become popular for making knife handles and in knife handle inlays and overlays.This material is recommended for any small or medium scale product, in which aesthetics and uniqueness are important factors. The material is easily machined and can obtain a beautiful high-gloss finish after polishing. It accepts a buffed or a clear coat finish. Standard safety measures should be followed while working the material, and inhaling dust particles should be avoided by using local exhaust ventilation and respirator.