If you are willing to buy a Secretlab chair, there is a question you must be asking yourself: “which material to get? Secretlab Titan Softweave Fabric or Pu Leather?”
in Secretlab Titan Softweave Vs Pu Leather, the ultimate comparison guide you make up your mind as I am going to highlight the features, pros, and cons of each one of them. And by the end of the article, you will find yourself picking the material that matches your preferences.
Before I get into the full details let me tell you that, both Secretlab chairs are designed to serve you very well, but the point is each one of them is designed for a specific purpose.
One of them is supple, plush, and absolutely easy to clean while the other is super airy and soft.
In the following lines I will be comparing Secretlab Titan Softweave & Pu Leather in terms of durability, breathability, feel, price and maintenance.
Both materials are stylish and elegant and have been put through over 10 rigorous tests for stress-testing their durability, performance, & mechanical properties, including abrasion and flex resistance.
As for Secretlab SoftWeave® Fabric, the high-performance textiles that streetwear & tech giants use are its inspiration, that is why it features high tensile strength in addition to the densely-woven dense short yarn that it is crafted from, which makes it more durable than PU leather.
On the other side, PRIME™ 2.0 PU leather is more spill-resistant and tougher against other small accidents. It has been certified to be 4x more durable than regular PU leather.
As for stains, it is also harder to get liquid stains and you will be able to effortlessly wipe it down and have it looking pristine in a blink of an eye.
You should clean up any sweat or spills from the surface of the chair as soon as possible, as when it exposes to body oils or liquids along with friction, it will lead to the weakening of the top coating of the PU leather over time.
It is also worth mentioning that, if you have a pet Secretlab SoftWeave chair is the best option to make as it is more suitable for heavy usage and pet-friendly than a PU leather Secretlab gaming chair.
Even though it is crafted from tightly & densely woven threads for long-lasting durability, Secretlab SoftWeave® Fabric is engineered with breathability in mind, that is why it is mainly targeting those who are residents of hotter climates.
It allows air to flow well, which helps evaporate heat easier, keeping your body cool even in the longest gaming marathons.
On the other hand, the Secretlab PU leather chair allows for a decent airflow but in the long gaming sessions, you find yourself soaked in sweat.
So, if you are living in a hotter region, the Secretlab SoftWeave chair is the finest chair to get.
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So, what about design? Actually, is the first thing that attracts the pro gamer who wants to make a visually pleasing addition to his gaming setup.
As for Secretlab Softweave, it is designed to match a wide range of gaming setups, it comes in 6 color options, which are; mint green, charcoal blue (frost blue), black, cookies & cream, plush pink (Dva gaming chair, and arctic white.
So, if you have a pink gaming setup and are willing to make a cutie addition to it, check out our plush pink Secretlab DVA gaming chair review. And if you want another gaming chair in pink color at a less price you can check our 7 Best Pink Gaming Chair Models.
Regarding PU Secretlab chair, it has a wider range of designs, it even allows you to create your chair according to your preferences. You can get your esports chair themed with your favorite team. Or even customize it to have the logo of your favorite game, movie, or tv show.
I was impressed when I saw one of my gamer friends having an omega chair with a dark knight theme!
Secretlab SoftWeave® Fabric goes through a very careful weaving process, finalized with a process of diligent grinding for producing a subtle, smooth, and fluffy feel underneath the gamer’s skin.
If you are a gamer who cares the most about the soft-to-the-touch feel, no matter what design or color you pick, SoftWeave® Fabric upholstery is the best type of upholstery to go for.
As for Secretlab PRIME™ 2.0 PU leather, it is famous for its signature plush and supple feel.
Secretlab has to hold on to its signature plushness from its PRIME™ 1.0 predecessor, while also creating impressive upgrades in terms of durability, which guarantees that you have a gaming chair or an office chair that stays for many years to come.
In terms of the price tag, the PU genuine leather is so affordable, not only for Secretlab gaming chairs but for any other gaming chairs brand, when compared to full-grain leather or other materials, and this is because PU isn’t made from the most desirable part of the animals.
So, if you are on a tight budget or want to save money, the Secretlab PU chair is the one for you.
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As I mentioned earlier, Secretlab PRIME™ 2.0 PU leather is spill-resistant, making it much easier to clean up than the SoftWeave® chair.
Since the PU chair comes with a soft PU-coated top & surface, its maintenance is much more effortless, and requires few steps and materials. all you will need to clean it is just a piece of cloth in water and your chair will be in a tip-top condition.
On the other hand, SoftWeave® Fabric is if there is any dust on it you won’t be able to simply wipe it with a piece of cloth, instead, you will need to use a vacuum.
So, if you are planning to get a SoftWeave® Fabric Secretlab chair you should be really careful and make sure you don’t spill drinks on it. And in case you did so, blot it up immediately with a paper towel without rubbing it carefully into the fabric.
Secretlab recommends using Secretlab Premium Fabric Cleaner which is a sprayer that cleans the fabric while being gentle on it. Secretlab cleaner should be used as follows for effective stain removal.
- Spray a little bit of the product on a dry microfiber cloth.
- Wipe the fabric surfaces of the chair clean.
- You can repeat the previous two steps again if it is a bright-colored stain that is hard to go away.
- Let your chair air-dry before you use it.
If you think that Secretlab Premium Fabric Cleaner is expensive, you can use any other fabric cleaner available, but you need to test it on a small area first as it might have a bad reaction on the material.
Pros & Cons of Pu Leather
- A more affordable option
- Easy to clean-up
- Impressive aesthetics
- More attractive-looking gaming chairs
- Spill resistant
- Can be Dyed
- Limited Breathability
- Doesn’t look expensive and luxury
- Doesn’t really hold up against major accidents
- Not pet friendly
- Few issues during assembly
Pros & Cons of Secretlab Titan Softweave
- Breathable experience
- Excellent for pressure relief
- Long-lasting durability
- Looks luxury and expensive
- Comfortable chairs with surprisingly comfortable seats
- Functional in hotter regions & summer days
- Cool-looking gaming chairs
- Liquids will soak in quickly
- Hard to clean & maintain
- Sometimes can be itchy
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FAQs on Secretlab Titan Softweave Vs Pu Leather
How do I clean my secret lab fabric chair?
Secretlab recommends using Secretlab Premium Fabric Cleaner. It is a sprayer that cleans the fabric so well while being gentle on it. You should use Secretlab cleaner as follows:
1. Spray a little bit of the product on a dry microfiber cloth.
2. Wipe the fabric surfaces of the chair clean.
3. You can repeat the previous two steps again if the stain is hard to go away.
4. Let your chair air-dry before you use it.
If you can’t afford Secretlab Premium Fabric Cleaner, you still can use any other fabric cleaner available, however, you should test it on a small area first as it might have a bad reaction on the fabric as changing its color or causing holes on it.
Do Secretlab chairs get dirty?
Secretlab SoftWeave™ Plus and SoftWeave™ Fabric chairs, just Like other any other kind of fabric, can get dirty over time, and cleaning them is not a so easy task as their cousin the PU Leather chair.
When your fabric chair gets dirty you can simply vacuum up dust or dirt, that is in case of dust. But in case of liquid spills, you should use a fabric cleaner like Secretlab Premium Fabric Cleaner.
What is Secretlab SoftWeave?
Secretlab SoftWeave® Fabric, which high-performance textiles that streetwear & tech giants use are its inspiration, features a high tensile strength in addition to the densely-woven dense short yarn that it is crafted from, which makes it more durable than PU leather.
It keeps the gamer’s body cool even in the longest gaming sessions and it is a perfect option for those who have pets as it is more pet friendly than PU chairs.
Are Secretlab chairs hot?
Secretlab chairs are built to provide gamers from different regions with different climates with a maximum blend of comfort. The PU leather Secretlab chairs can keep your body cool but not as much as the great Secretlab Titan Softweave Fabric chairs that are mainly targeting gamers in the hotter regions.
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All in all, we can’t say that Secretlab Titan chair is better than Pu Leather or vice versa, as for some pc gamers Softweave is the best of all time, while for others Secretlab PU is definitely the winner.
Both teams are right, as they are standing with the chair that made a perfect addition to their gaming setup in terms of aesthetics. Durability, strength, comfort, and price.
So if you are a gamer who appreciated the softness of this amazing gaming chair you are sitting on most of your day and really care that it should feel so soft against your skin without paying a lot of attention to the price tag Secretlab Titan Softweave is the best choice to make.
But for that, you need to know that you will sacrifice the easy clean-up process that is only found on the PU leather chair.
While if you are a gamer looking for a chair that has a wide range of looks & design options while supporting your body well even in the longest video games session at an affordable price, Secretlab PU leather chairs are the one for you.