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What is Aniline Leather

What is Aniline Leather

There are three main types of dyes used to dye leather: Aniline, Semi-Aniline, and Pigmented.  These three types of dyes have unique characteristics, usages, and finishing options.  The tanning industry in Europe clearly defines all of these different types of dye, but for some reason in North America you will often see these terms misused.  Rather than bombarding you with all three in one post I will break them out and discuss each type of dye on their own.

Aniline is often see as the “best” type of leather you can buy.  Often this is due to the fact that Aniline leather is Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on February 16, 2012 in Leather 101, Types of Leather

 

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All Leather is Created Equal….why application is important

All Leather is Created Equal….why application is important

Probably the most important thing when using leather is marrying the right type of leather with the environment, use and application.  Different types of leather are specifically made to not only perform in certain applications or environments, but they are designed to excel in particular conditions, usages and exposure.  Too often people just assume that leather is leather and rather than fitting the type and style of leather to the application they base their leather choice strictly on colour and look. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 10, 2012 in Leather 101

 

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