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- Liu, Cheng-Kung; Latona, Nicholas P.
- Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association 2011 v.106 no.11 pp. 326
- leather; nondestructive methods; prices; ultrasonics
- ... Currently, hides and leather are visually inspected and ranked for quality, sale price and usable area. Visual inspection is not reliable for detecting defects, which are usually hidden inside the material. This manual assessment is non-uniform among operators, and often leads to disputes over fair price. Development of a nondestructive method to accurately evaluate the quality of hides and leathe ...