Holster Materials

Materials and Processes

Leather

We use only the highest quality, premium grade, full-grain, vegetable tanned US cowhide, specially tanned and cured to Bianchi specifications. Our leather holsters are wet-molded around an actual firearm casting and then hand-boned for the distinctive appearance for which Bianchi holsters are world-renowned. Lock-stitching provides long lasting performance and the many additional steps in the process ensure quality construction and outstanding finish. The closely detailed leather handwork, craftsmanship and quality assurance are unequaled in leather holster production.

AccuMold®

Through our special AccuMold process we offer a ballistic weave molded fabric trilaminate that is light in weight, weather-resistant and just plain looks great. The trilaminate construction consists of a ballistic weave fabric with a high-density closed-cell foam center, and a smooth Coptex™ knit lining. This unique process allows us to precisely mold and shape foam and fabric to rival the most detailed hand-boned leather holster. AccuMold is easy to maintain, looks sleek and professional, and keeps its good looks and superb functionality even after years of daily wear.

Most important, the holsters and accessories are formed to retain their contents with far more protection and less bulk than conventional ballistic fabric designs. AccuMold magazine pouch cavities, for example, expand both front and rear, making for a snugger fit, a trimmer look and less strain on the equipment. AccuMold pouches feature our exclusive Roll-Top™ lid for a smooth, rounded closure and a custom fit for equipment of various sizes.

AccuMold® Elite™

AccuMold Elite duty gear builds upon the same concept of our ballistic weave AccuMold, but with the look of leather. Featuring our unique trilaminate construction, AccuMold Elite comprises our Duraskin™ outer finish, a high-density closed-cell foam center, and our smooth Coptex™ lining. It looks so much like leather, you can’t tell the difference – until you pick it up! It is extremely lightweight yet durable - up to 50% lighter than leather in most applications.

Made for law enforcement professionals, our line is offered in black, in a plain, basketweave, or hi-gloss finish. Same beautiful look as leather - the crisp, professional appearance of premium leather without the weight, maintenance and cost. Further, the products are easily cleaned with only mild soap and water.

Ranger™

The Ranger™ series is a rugged alternative to utility grade leather holsters featuring trilaminate construction. We use tough, abrasion-resistant 1050-denier ballistic weave on the outside, a special 1/4"-thick closed-cell foam in the center and a nylon lining to cushion and protect the pistol. The closed-cell construction prevents water absorption and remains flexible at sub-zero temperatures. Our unique foam is self-molding to provide a custom fit for your favorite handgun. Both the foam and the ballistic weave are laminated to a tough, smooth nylon lining, then die-cut and the edges bound with tight, ribbed nylon tape. All the edges, ends, cuts and threads are heat-sealed for a finished appearance.

PatrolTek™

The PatrolTek line of law enforcement molded accessories features Bianchi’s special contour-molded technology and unique trilaminate construction – a 600-denier woven exterior, high-density foam core, and a smooth knit lining. Belts are web construction with hook or loop lining. This synthetic woven product line is both lightweight and durable enough for the rigors of street duty.