WHAT WE DO
Natural looking and easy care, LITE Lifestyle leathers blend all aspects of daily life. A wide range of light weight, burnishable and clean options. Simply the best leathers for dress and casual shoes.
fashionable leathers are lightweight, offer beautiful color stories and a wide array of interesting textures and finish applications. These leathers are a perfect fit for women’s as well as men’s.
Classic looks that stand the test of time, LITE Heritage leathers carry many vintage qualities. Soft yet hard working. Rustic as well as sophisticated. Natural grains and waxed beauty.
Leathers in this category bring much needed performance features for today’s functional footwear. They offer protection with waterproofness, washability and breathability
WET -BLUE WORKSHOP
We source the wet-blue from all over the world, but mainly from Argentina ，USA, and Europe.
Sort Wet-blues by grade--Sort the wet-blue to different grades to convenient for subsequent operations.
Shaving--to ensure an even thickness is achieved for the entire side after splitting.
Retanning & Dyeing Stage
Rewetting:Wet back/Degreasing: The W/Bs needs to be re-hydrated, and impurities are removed
Tanning & Retanning :chrome and retanning chemical is added to turn hides into leather.
Neutralization:After being tanned, PH value of leather is adjusted to a level suitable for dyeing.
Dyeing & Fat liquoring:The purpose of dyeing is to make satisfying customers requirements. The fiber elements dehydrated by tanning and coated with fat layer to give leather the desirable softness and hand feeling.
Acid fixing：the purpose of acidification to bring down the PH value for fixing the dyes & fat liquors.
Rinse ：After fixing process it is common to wash the skin to remove unfixed dyes &tanning & fat liquoring agent.
Drying Process &Buffing Process
Paste drying:Paste the leather on drying board to dry and to obtain an evenly flat side. Paste drying after dyeing. The pasting temperature usually is 70 degree. It takes about 20-30 minutes for each skin leather. Normally it has 70-80% dry
Hang drying:There are two hang drying. One is natural hang drying, normally takes 2 days. The other is drying under oven. It takes 12-18 hours, the oven temperature is 70 degree.
Buffing: To make longer fibers on the surface to become finer ones.
Dusting: To clean the remaining power after buffing.
Milling: Through the physics of tumbling in the drum, an appropriate degree of temper and nap on the surface is achieved
The color of the leather material to meet the needs of customers, finishing is divided into ordinary processes and special processes, repair color after the leather material should be placed in the drum in the drum, the purpose of the drum is to make the leather more uniform color, and So that the body to achieve the appropriate soft and fluff and fluff.
Lab Physical Test >QC Inspection & Color Sorting >SATRA Grading >Measuring >Packaging
SARAT Leather grading: grade the leather so that customer understand the leather usage rate.