How To Make A Good Quality Edge Painting


For a luxury handbag finishing, there no just matter the high end quality leather material, shiny metal hardware, skilled workmanship, also the edge painting detail will effect the whole bag quality.

So, how can we make a top quality edge painting? Now let’s talk about this.


First of all, what is painted oil made by?


Painted oil is a colored liquid material which made by polyurethane resin, polyvinyl chloride or waterborne polyacrylic resin. Polyurethane is a new organic polymer material. Polyvinyl Chloride, which is PVC, everybody knows that. And waterborne acrylic resin is the main components of waterborne painted on the market.


A good painted oil features should be:

1.Excellent fluidity and film formation.

2.Fast drying ability, high shielding and sealing.

3.Eco-friendly with non-toxic.

4.Resistant high temp without melting, low temp without burst.


So how it works when Champion leather sampling painting process?

Step 1- Leveling the edge

To get a great smooth edge the first step must be leveling the edge.

Along the edge and cut the ledge by using specific knife or polishing machine, that is important part for next few step of polish a great smooth edge.

If there are fibers at the edges of the leather makes edges hairy,Using ironer to make the edge flatter.


Step 2- Start painting

After finish leveling, we start to painting.

Take some painted oil on awl tip by using awl, not dripping as appropriate. Starting from the tip of the awl, scrape the oil and pushing it in a specific direction toward the edge of leather. If the oil are not cover the middle of leather edge, then gently move the tip on the whole edge to let the oil evenly covered.

The conclusion on this step is: scrape it by the right angle.


Step 3- Sanding

After painting, needs to wait until is fully dry.

If the edge are still not smooth, we will use #2 (300 mesh) sand paper to sanding. It can remove the most unevenness when first time painting.

Then we painting again and wait until its fully dry, we use #3 or #4 (800 / 2000 mesh) sand paper to sanding. (No fixed require of sand paper mesh, all needs to depend on actual situations.)

Sanding it until have perfect result, gently tap the edge by using oil sponge.


Edge leveling - Hot edge - Oil on awl painting - #1 sanding - oil on awl painting - #2 sanding - oil on awl painting - #3#4 sanding - tap edge by oil sponge.


To sum up, to make a high end quality edge painting will make a leather bag more premium. To know more about knowledge please subscription at , we will share more useful idea for leather handbag by time.

Post time: Aug-21-2021

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