What is finished leather?
Finished leather is treated with a top covering. That is, the leather has a defensive layer that counteracts wear and tear, and it influences it to waterproof. Because of this layer of security, finished leather is less demanding to clean and condition contrasted with common or unfinished leather. The additional layer in finished leather likewise secures the leather shading as it doesn’t recolor as effectively and will oppose fluids. The defensive layer likewise furnishes the finished leather with its surface.
The way to making finished leather more often than not includes dunking in aniline color, covering with a pigmented pitch, and afterward applying a clear coat. This procedure leaves the leather shading without much profundity, not at all like the exceptionally rich shade of unfinished leather.
Our company is diligent to make wonderful finishing and perfect colors according to customer’s requirements.
Finishing on leather gets really attractive when it comes to the terms of an exotic look.
Our highly equipped facility allows us to maintain the best texture and long experienced technician brings the perfect look of finished leather.
Our Finishing unit’s capability is as below:
- Polished finished leather
- Burnished finished leather
- Pigment & semi-pigment finished leather
- Aniline, semi-aniline & semi-aniline Nappa finished leather
- Glazed finished leather
- Milled Nappa finished leather
- Lining finished leather
- Nubuck leather
- Pull Up & Oil Pull Up
- Patent and Oil Patent / Pull up Patent
- Sparkling Finishing
- Candy Nappa Finishing
What is fully-finished leather?
When the leather manufacturers make fully-finished leather out of any bovine leather, they apply a dye and protective layer on the leather that makes the leather more durable and resilient to damage than the other leather articles. You can consider this process like painting drywall. It actually forms a barrier between the leather and the air.
What does fully-finished leather look like?
Basically a full-finished leather can be glossy, matte and naked (natural look like crust leather) with a little bit of a shine to it. There are various types of finishes like polish finish, crazy horse finish, burnish finish, pull-up finish, aniline finish, pigment finish, metal finish, and patent finish. Below are the details of the characteristic of these various leather finishes.
Types of Finished Leather
The finishing process of this leather is quite a tricky one. After being finished, this leather looks like crust leather. After rubbing the surface the magic appears. It becomes shiny. The more rubbing it gets it becomes shiny. Generally, Polish Finish has a good demand in the footwear sector for shoemaking.
Crazy Horse Finish:
When this leather gets bent the color of the surface changes a lighter color comes off from inside and beautifully dark and light shade appears. For such characteristic and its vintage look the given name of this finish is the crazy horse. Crazy Horse Finish is mainly used to make exotic leather accessories.
The burnished finish is quite similar to the polish finish. The more rubbing or polishing it gets it becomes shiny. The difference between Polish and Burnish finish is the Polish finish has a pre-applied shiny effect on it and the burnish finish does not have a pre-applied shiny effect, when it gets polished it becomes shiny and gives an oily tone. Burnish finished leather has a demand for footwear for rich shoemaking purposes.
Aniline is a softy type of leather that absorbs water quickly. There are several aniline finishes like glossy aniline finish, matte aniline finish, and semi-aniline finish. When an aniline leather is coated with a light covering it is called semi-aniline. Naturally Semi-Aniline leather is soft and it also called Nappa Leather. If it is coated with a shiny thick covering it is called glossy aniline. Semi-Aniline leather has a great demand for making leather furniture. Glossy aniline leather is very likely for making fancy leather products.
The name pull finish has been applied for its special pull up effect. This leather can be glossy and matte color but when it’s pressurized, a light oily effect comes off, and it fades away to and come to its normal state after a few seconds. Expensive and rich leather accessories are made with Pull-Up Finished Leather.
Pigment finish is a common leather finishing technique. Leather manufacturers use a chemical coating on leather to make the surface of leather more durable and also to make it splash-proof. Usually, this finish is applied to lining leather.
Metal Finish is a metallic covering on the surface of the leather
The patent finish is a thick chemical layer on the grain part. It is covered with a thick layer of Polyurethane coating that’s is why it has named PU patent finish.
Fully-finished leather is excellent for pieces that need to withstand some wear and tear. That’s why it’s so commonly used in cars. If you have kids or pets, fully-finished leather is probably the way to go with furniture leather as well.
It is usually less expensive than other types of leather. Because the layer of dye on top of the leather covers imperfections in the hide, manufacturers can use hides that aren’t naturally as pretty as those they have to use with other finishes.
It is easy to clean up. After something spills on fully-finished leather, you usually have time to wipe it up with a damp cloth and dry it before it is damaged from the spill.
Professionals can usually clean and repair fully-finished leather without much trouble.