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How We Tan the American Crocodile

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 17, 2018 9:30:00 AM

To achieve the high-quality American crocodile skin (also known as acutus crocodile) needed for high-fashion, the skins must go through a process called tanning. Tanning an exotic skin is the crucial process in the transition of raw skin into leather. Without this, the skins are susceptible to bacterial growth and decomposition.

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Topics: custom tanning

Defining Qualities of American Crocodile Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 13, 2018 12:42:26 PM

There are a few qualities that separate the acutus crocodile skin from the American alligator skin or the skin of other crocodilian species:

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Topics: crocodile skin

Measurements and Grading of American Crocodile Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Nov 14, 2018 2:43:38 PM

When you’re shopping for crocodile skin, the size and grade of the skins you buy is a major factor. There are many applications where you might need a large skin, and many where a skin that is too large would be a bit of a waste. Also, some applications require the entirety of the crocodile skin you use to be as pristine , while others may allow you to work around defects in the hide.

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