BLC Leather Technology

Leather Measurement

Leather Measurement

Leather measurement is a critical element of the leather trade. BLC's leather measurement service provides independent verification and arbitration for measurement disputes and plays a key part in optimising performance and consistency in tannery production.

BLC offers leather measurement to ISO 11646, recognised by the International Council of Tanners (ICT) as the functional final arbitration method all over the world.

BLC are leather experts and deliver a range of leather related services.  Established for over 90 years we have the technical pedigree in leather technology to ensure fast accurate solutions to technical, management or environmental leather problems.

Our expertise, experience and passion for leather coupled with our customer service and rapid response times sets us apart as a market leader in this specialist field.

Under measurement can have a serious impact on the earnings of a company and over measurement can cause disputes. Regular check measurement can reduce complaints and minimise the potential for costly claims.

The size of a piece of leather has a direct effect on profits, it is vital to have complete confidence in measurements for all production.

Animal hides and skins vary considerably in their surface area depending on the age and girth of the animal. In addition to this, variations in humidity and changes in temperature can influence the final measurement of leather surface area. Optimised leather measurement applies specific methods and expertise to measure leathersurface area accurately.


The leather measurement service offers the opportunity to:

Regular verification of leather measurement accuracy can ensure maximum profits and reduce disputes.

For further details on leather measurement please contact or call +44 (0) 1604 679999.

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