Raw materials for leather jacket:
Generally, mink is a noble leather, which is rarely used in handbag design, and is usually used in clothing. 99% of the mink garments we have seen are artificially raised. The advantage of artificial breeding is that there are very few disability in the mink, the size of the mink is average, the thickness is average, the fur is evenly distributed, and the color difference is small.
Pig hair passes through the skin layer directly to the inner layer, so the breathability and moisture absorption of pig skin is better than cowhide. However, the pores are thick, forming a “product” shape, and the skin texture is rough, which is not as beautiful as cowhide. The shortcomings can be corrected only after processing.
Yellow cowhide skin is thin, and the hair is not dense, and the roots of the hair are not deep. The skin direction, fat glands, and sweat glands are underdeveloped, and they are generally used as the surface of shoes and leather bags. Features: It has the thickness and elasticity of pigskin. The skin of buffalo leather is sparse, the sticky surface is rough, there are obvious papillary bulges and wrinkles, the texture of the skin is relatively thin, and the area is large and heavy. It is often used to make shoes and mechanical tires, and can be made into bags after being processed and softened.
Goatskin fiber structure is firm, soft and elastic. It is similar to yellow cowhide, but thinner, with clear, detailed and strong leather texture. Sheep skin is similar to goat skin, but there are many fat glands and sweat glands in the hair bundle. The finished product is particularly soft and extensible. It feels like velvet, but it has low strength and is easy to rot. It can only be used for leather clothing and gloves. , Cannot make shoe uppers and handbags.
5. PU leather
PU leather is a kind of artificial leather, which is “ploy urethane” in English and “polyurethane” in Chinese chemical name. It has extremely excellent wear resistance, excellent cold resistance and breathability, and is cheap. It has become the most popular material for leather clothing in recent years.