Corrected grain leather is the leather whose surface will be Corrected or modified. The hide is buffed or sanded to remove flaws such as scars and to get a smooth surface to make Corrected grain leather. You can print artificial grain on the leather.
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Durability of the corrected grain leather
Corrected grain leather is as durable as full-grain leather but the buffing of the surface may remove the softness of the leather. Unfortunate, a patina will not appear on corrected grain leather.
Dyes for the corrected grain leather
Corrected grain leather can be coated with pigmented or semi-aniline dye.
Uses of the corrected grain leather
Corrected grain leather is used to make jackets, bags, shoes. They also used to make footwear, upholstery, and other accessories.
The appearance of corrected grain leather
- Corrected grain leather has many looks. Colors can also vary because of dues and finish. There is no one look for corrected grain leather.
- If you scratch the corrected grain leather, may it don’t leave a scratch mark.
Corrected Grain Leather pros
- Available in various colors.
- Durable like full-grain leather.
- Cheaper option.
- Prevent leather wastage.
Cons of the Corrected Grain Leather
- Have less breathability.
- Will Crack over time.
- Patina will not develop.
How to increase the lifespan of corrected grain leather?
You should use a clean damp cloth to make it dust-free, once a week. Use damp cloth only, do not use wet cloth because it can leave stains and is not suitable for leather. Harsh cleaning agents are the cause of cracking, so you need to avoid them. You can also clean the leather with soapy water if required.