The processes for making BREDAL alligator leather belts

The processes for making BREDAL alligator leather belts


The skins have already been through many processes from the time of capture via cold room at hunters with salting, then collection by truck to the tannery (, where tanning, bleaching and dyeing are carried out. You should look up Leather on Wikipedia ( ( to understand all expressions. The rails are chrome-tanned. See e ( ) to understand the difference. The tanning itself will be dealt with in a separate thesis. The trimming on the back of the leather with nano technology to, among other things, create greater softness is difficult and important.

After a round in the washing machine and subsequent drying, the leather is ready for treatment.
The liner is important (leather in towards the body) and they use a thickness of 10-11oz shoulder of Belgian or Norwegian cow for this. This is vegetable tanned so you can print information on it. The selection of the quality and composition of the liner and top side of the exotic leather is very important for the final result.ltat.

Each liner is then cut to the correct width (35 mm for Europe), hand measured and cut to the correct length. You can also get your own goals here (for example 37).”).

The edges are split to create a slightly curved shape. I don't use stuffing like many do, it's only cow on the inside and exotic leather on the top side..

To make a Bespoke BREDAL one-piece belt, the alligator is cut north - south and not across, this means that there are no joints, which is very unusual. The collagen in alligator is longitudinal and not transverse as in most other animals and this creates greater strength and durability.t.

The top side and liner are then glued not by machine, but by hand. So the belts will be not sewn – it can reduce the strength of the top skin and is therefore inferior in this context.

It is hand measured again, cut again, the end where the buckle should be and also the end tip is trimmed and hole punched. There are press studs on the part where the loose buckle is attached.
The belt straps are hand sewn.

”Sanding is done with ultra-fine sandpaper on all sides so that you cannot see transitions - much like it is done on fine furniture..

All edges are then hand-painted with an absorbent flexible ink, also the holes are applied this lasts, and does not

Then the belt is hand polished with a micro crystalline wax and labeling with size and logo is done at the end.t.

My belts are either "tapered" (narrowed at each end for a smaller buckle 2.5 cm wide) or "straight", i.e. 35 mm even width for suit/pen belts and 38 mm even width for jeans.

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