How to choose

PURCHASING GUIDE

OUR LEATHERS

cow hide

sheepskin

THE TANNING

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vegetable

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semi-vegetable

THE GRAIN

full gain

Full grain leather is an excellent material because it preserves its original surface without having to be modified. The natural grain creates a unique look for each product. Most of the leather produced by Rigato Romano Srl are full grain leathers.

correct

The correct grain is preferred for projects in which a uniformly textured surface has been requested. The correct leather is subject to light retouching process to minimise the natural imperfections that are found on the surface.

THE FINISHING

anilina

aniline colouring is carried out by dipping the hides into drums with transparent aniline dyes so that they penetrate the skins. This process is used only for hides of the highest quality because any superficial imperfection will not be hidden.

semi-aniline

semi-aniline staining is a similar process, but a pigment is added, which improves the durability and consistency of the colour. Nevertheless natural imperfections will still be visible in the skins.

THE USES

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LEATHER GOODS

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SHOES

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INTERIOR

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LINING

THE SIZE

The shapes and dimensions are often different. Rigato Romano uses the European convention of square meters.

ENTIRE LEATHER
4.0 - 4.5 mq​

HALF LEATHER
2.0 - 2.5 mq

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SHEEPSKIN
0.7 - 0.9mq

THE THICKNESS

 

Mousse1,0 – 1,2 mm
Mousse Pesante1,3 – 1,4 mm
Bull1,8 – 2,0 mm
Mont Blanc1,8 – 2,0 mm
Metal Balnc1,8 – 2,0 mm
Nabuk1,6 -2,0 mm
Messico1,3 – 1,4 mm
Dakota1,2 – 1,3 mm
Texas1,8 -2,0 mm
Tender2,8 – 3,0 mm
Sheepskin0,6 – 0,8 mm
Cavallino1,6 – 1,8  mm
Nature1,0 – 1,1 mm
Laminated1,1 – 1,2 mm
Ready to dye1,0 – 1,1 mm

All the skins can be reduced to a minimum thickness of 0,7mm.