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Forum: Interior & Glass 03-05-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking From Picture #2, is it really leather???? It...

From Picture #2, is it really leather???? It would be odd to use such a print on the leather. Looks more synthetic to me???
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-04-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Dr Leather
Might be of use....... ...

Might be of use.......

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=366592
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-04-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking I think the point here is that from my near 30...

I think the point here is that from my near 30 year knowledge I do not believe in a conditioner product for modern leathers. Why do I believe this??? Because I design and develop a lot of the leather...
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-04-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By Dr Leather
For the touch-up stuff we'd recommend the FC...

For the touch-up stuff we'd recommend the FC products.

Rgds

Dr Leather
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-03-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,601
Posted By Dr Leather
Might be worth putting this up to show we fully...

Might be worth putting this up to show we fully understand the leather issues, seeing as we formulate and consult to some of the largest tanneries in the world!!!! Our technologies are also lab...
Forum: Dr Leather 23-12-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Dr Leather
Thumbs up Merry Christmas

Just a short note to say that Dr Leather is closing its doors today for 2016. We would like to say a HUGE thank you to all of our brilliant resellers out there and also a MASSIVE thank you to all of...
Forum: Interior & Glass 02-11-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking Got to be honest here guys and gals, in that I am...

Got to be honest here guys and gals, in that I am really concerned about this APC use philosophy. I don't mind if it's not our leather cleaner that people use, but honestly having made and developed...
Forum: Interior & Glass 12-09-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,874
Posted By Dr Leather
To me it looks as though the coating has gone,...

To me it looks as though the coating has gone, and there is a linear scuff mark as well. The metal parts on the bear knob also look quite worn.

As has already been said, a refinish is the only...
Forum: Interior & Glass 05-09-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dr Leather
Obviously you won;t see the effects of denim...

Obviously you won;t see the effects of denim indigo dye build up on a dark coloured seat, but the Dye Block will also help with resistance against soiling and making it easier to clean overall.
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Forum: Interior & Glass 05-09-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking Just a quick one on this - the product will be...

Just a quick one on this - the product will be dried in a much shorter time, but a little bit like modern day adhesives, full strength comes once it has cured fully and we generally recommend 12...
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-08-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dr Leather
We've always found the refinish systems of...

We've always found the refinish systems of Furniture Clinic to be the best out there at present.

Rgds

Dr Leather
Forum: Interior & Glass 16-08-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,106
Posted By Dr Leather
It doesn't look like grease to me. It just looks...

It doesn't look like grease to me. It just looks like a damaged area of the finish (coating) on the leather that is now permanent, unless it is sanded off and repaired professionally. Degreasant left...
Forum: Interior & Glass 26-07-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By Dr Leather
Take it back and ask for not only a gloss meter...

Take it back and ask for not only a gloss meter reading to be taken, but also a spectrophotometer reading which should have spectral coordinates within a 0.8 delta E sphere of the approved colour...
Forum: Interior & Glass 22-07-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,865
Posted By Dr Leather
Those pictures are of surface abrasion, that has...

Those pictures are of surface abrasion, that has then led to further related damage. Without knowing the history of what has happened to the seat you cannot fully tell what has caused the issues....
Forum: Interior & Glass 22-07-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,865
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking Not really sure what else I can add to the e-mail...

Not really sure what else I can add to the e-mail correspondence I supplied to you thg.

You honestly wouldn't believe some of the tests we have to go through for modern day automotive leather....
Forum: Dr Leather 20-07-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By Dr Leather
We are mystified by this occurrence in honesty....

We are mystified by this occurrence in honesty. No lies, no BS, no attempt at covering up any issues!!! We have retained batches of our production runs, and we have pinpointed the production batch...
Forum: Interior & Glass 20-07-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,893
Posted By Dr Leather
We are mystified by this occurrence in honesty....

We are mystified by this occurrence in honesty. No lies, no BS, no attempt at covering up any issues!!! We have retained batches of our production runs, and we have pinpointed the production batch...
Forum: Interior & Glass 01-06-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,691
Posted By Dr Leather
The wipes are so much better for steering wheels....

The wipes are so much better for steering wheels. The synthetic microfibre wipe initially deploys the cleaner and then grabs on to the loosened soiling. I'll PM you :thumb:

Cheers

Dr Leather
Forum: Interior & Glass 25-04-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Dr Leather
Thumbs up If sealed then yes it should be OK. In fact when...

If sealed then yes it should be OK. In fact when we first started the business a few years ago we did sample packs that were 10 wipes in a ziplock freezer bag and all was OK.

Cheers

Dr Leather
Forum: Interior & Glass 22-03-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,645
Posted By Dr Leather
My mate is the technical director at a tannery...

My mate is the technical director at a tannery that supplies Volvo - I'll give him a call to see if he knows anything about it.

Cheers

Dr Leather
Forum: Dr Leather 09-01-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,521
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking New Reseller: blok51 in NI

Dear Forum,

Dr Leather Ltd is pleased to welcome Barry and Simon from blok51 in Northern Ireland on board as a new reseller:

http://www.blok51.com

Products are on the way to them and will be...
Forum: Dr Leather 09-01-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,959
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking DyeBlock Pricing to be Reduced!!!!!!

I won't go in to elaborate details, but because we won a new large contract for one of our technologies, the knock-on effect is that the DyeBlock product ingredients can be sourced at a cheaper...
Forum: Dr Leather 14-12-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,000
Posted By Dr Leather
Hi there Appreciate your e-mail. I think the...

Hi there

Appreciate your e-mail. I think the honest issue is that we do not know enough about the various synthetics, vinyls, plastics, trims used by the car companies. It is not a core focus of...
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-12-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,985
Posted By Dr Leather
Absolutely correct. And trying to genuinely...

Absolutely correct. And trying to genuinely consider all of these aspects not only takes time and R&D (cost) but also the use of quality assured and high spec ingredients (cost). Too many people seem...
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-12-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,985
Posted By Dr Leather
Talking Quite the reverse actually. Older leathers (over...

Quite the reverse actually. Older leathers (over 2 decades ago) would require a different type of cleaner and would require a conditioner due to the chemistries used to make the leather.

Moving on...
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