Leather as a raw material - 0,5 dayLeather structure:
analysis of the skin, various animal species used, characteristics, examination of representative samples.
Process of transformation of the skin into leather:
simplified process and main key steps for the comprehension of finished leather characteristics.
techniques used and key steps.
aniline leathers, pigmented…
presentation of leather samples
Knowledge of fine leather goods - 0,5 day
The different material used in fine leather goods.
Fine leather goods and luggage:
the great products categories, assembling of fine leather goods, accessories.
from cutting to finishing (general overview of the manufacturing process). Advantages and drawbacks of the different manufacturing processes.
Maintenance of fine leather goods:
maintenance according to the material. Maintenance products and their use.
Knowledge of the shoe and quality - 1 day
last and footwear:
foot, last, comfort, shoe size systems.
assembling methods, manufacturing methods.
Shoe size scales.
specifications. Conformity samples.
Quality flaws in shoes:
analysis of the flaws, corrective actions.
mains tests in footwear, quality criteria