Before After Leather Treatment

Detail of white bloom exuding from the hair follicles of the leather grain
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Figure 11: (Left): Before treatment, detail of white bloom exuding from the hair follicles of the leather grain. (Right): After treatment, detail of leather grain after solvent cleaning, showing removal of the white bloom from hair follicles. Photomicrographs collected from the PL side of the helmet with the HiROX digital microscope.