How to identify leather work gloves?
Friends who know leather goods know that sheepskin is the best leather for gloves, which is very durable, smooth and comfortable.
Sheepskin is the skin of bovine goat or sheep. The skin of goat or sheep contains moisture, protein, fat and inorganic substances. The content of the latter two is very small. The protein that constitutes the epidermis is mainly keratin; the dermis is mainly collagen and reticulin, and it also contains elasticity. Hard protein, albumin, globulin and mucin, etc.
The characteristics of sheepskin are that the grained pores are flat and round, and the pores are obliquely deep into the leather; the pores are clear, and several are arranged in a group, which is arranged like scales or zigzags. The pattern features such as water ripples. Sheepskin is light, thin and soft, and is an ideal fabric for leather clothing. The clothing made of it has beautiful patterns, soft and natural luster, light, soft, and elastic, but its strength is not as strong as cowhide and pigskin.
Sheep skin: There is a lot of fat in the cortex, the fibrous tissue of the skin is loose, very soft, the grain surface is fine and smooth, and the extensibility is large, but it is not strong.
Goat skin: The fat content in the cortex is less, the fibrous tissue is fuller than that of sheep skin, the pores are clear, the cortex is elastic, firm and durable.