Sporting good equipment manufacturers use leather because it adapts to the unique requirements of each product. Various tanning and mechanical processing technique make this possible, hide selection criteria and manufacturing process for producing baseballs, cricket balls, and softball leathers, baseball glove leather, basketballs and football leathers are presented herein. Leather in sports is an extremely lucrative business, perhaps due to the fact that its flexible and durable qualities make it so versatile. From making balls, gloves and protective garments, leather is a must-have in most sports.
To the uninitiated, leather might all be one and the same. But we believe a true understanding of this ancient medium comes through an appreciation of its nuanced intricacies. When it comes to leather, beauty is indeed in the details! There are so many incredible types of leather available. Each has it’s own unique qualities that will benefit different project types or working styles. The types of leather available include full grain, top grain, genuine, bicast, and bonded. Leather finishes include aniline, semi-aniline, brush-colored, degrained, die-cut, embossed, embroidered, handworked, metallic, nappa, nubuck, oily, patent, pigmented, printed, split, suede, and waxy.
All Aaron products are made from natural leather which will age with time. Just like our own skin, it will need moisturizing and caring, if they are to be kept in pristine condition for a long span. Even with excellent care, they will still age; but a well looked after and aged leather product is just as beautiful as a new one, if not even more so