The four most feared situations of leather gloves
General leather gloves are most afraid of several situations:
(1) Avoid water: The fibrous tissue of the leather will swell and become soft when exposed to water, which will deform the gloves.
(2) Avoid baking: After the leather gloves are damp, they should be placed in a ventilated and dry place to allow the water to evaporate as soon as possible. Do not expose them to the sun or bake them with a fire to prevent the leather from hardening and cracking.
(3) Avoid dirt: When cleaning and wiping leather gloves, first wipe off the dust on the leather surface with a dry cloth, and then apply maintenance oil.
(4) Avoid pressure: the elasticity of the leather surface of the leather glove will be damaged, and the appearance will also be affected.
The above is not only the situation that leather gloves should not be afraid of, but also applies to all leather products. Of course, in case of accidentally encountering these situations, please see the following instructions for how to deal with them.
In a humid environment, leather gloves will easily become moldy if they are not used for a period of time and without maintenance oil. If the gloves are moldy, you can wipe the moldy part with a soft dry cloth. If the situation is serious, you can use Wipe the mildew off with a clean, semi-dry towel, then put the gloves in a ventilated place and let it air dry. After air drying, you can apply some leather maintenance oil on the surface of the leather (generally do not apply the anti-skin part). It can not only maintain leather gloves, but also have the effect of second-degree cleaning. However, if you take great care of your gloves, it is recommended to buy a special maintenance oil.
It is raining, what should I do if the leather gloves get wet in the rain when we ride the bike? The leather products must be treated immediately after getting wet, and the water should be absorbed by a dry towel, and then placed in a well-ventilated place to dry in the shade. Do not bask in the sun or bake with hot air, otherwise the leather will be damaged and hardened. Remember to put on the gloves after the treatment. A maintenance oil that restores luster and softness to gloves.
The dirt on contaminated leather gloves generally has three types of pollution sources, such as sweat secretions, liquid pigment pollution, and various oil stains. Among them, the more difficult one is the liquid pollution source. Due to the small molecules, it is easy to penetrate into the leather fiber, even if it is wiped immediately. It is also unable to prevent the liquid pollution that has penetrated. The general treatment method is to first wipe it with a dry cloth. After the pollution source is dry, wipe it with a maintenance oil with a cleaning effect. As for the treatment of oil pollution, it is also treated with a maintenance oil with a cleaning effect. , which is different from liquid pollution in that it does not need to wait for the pollution source to dry. It should be noted that when using this type of maintenance oil with a cleaning effect, a sensitivity test should be done first in an inconspicuous place to avoid the problem of fading of the gloves and affect the appearance.