Industry expert releases free leather training guide

Worldwide
Published:  19 October, 2021

In association with IULTCS, SLTC and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido), leather industry expert Richard Daniels has released an extensive guide to leather manufacturing which entirely free to access.

Richard DanielsThe 10-part guide, which contains more than 30,000 words of expert insight on leathermaking, was created to give aspiring leather technicians a self-training resource for the procedures used in making a wide variety of leathers and includes 300 technical diagrams.

The study is optimised for mobile or tablet viewing and covers the raw material properties, manufacturing procedures and outcomes, and production of major leather types including:

  • Bovine hides
  • Hair sheep and goatskins
  • Wool-bearing sheepskins.

You can find the full guide in 10 parts (plus summary) below. The full guide will also be available widely from the XXXVI IULTCS Congress in Ethiopia in November.

Making Leather - An Overview of Manufacture

Summary

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

Part 9

Part 10