Leather Ink and Dye Stain Remover Kit Sa7.di, by Leather Doctor, safely removes ink and blue jean dye stains without causing damage to the leather finish.
Leather Ink and Dye Stain Remover Kit Sa7.di by Leather Doctor is an innovative solution for eliminating stains caused by ink, fabric, prints, and blue jeans dye transfer. It employs a 'reverse transfer' technique, which involves using a paper towel as an extended surface layer without any airspace. This layer is placed tightly over the Clean Dye 7.9 solution, allowing it to absorb the suspended stain and remove it easily.
This Kit Sa7.di is handpicked to safely remove leather ink and dye stains using a holistic system, without common side effects. The process involves the following steps, with links to individual products for refills.
1* Prep 7.7 is used for the removal of dyes, as well as other oily or greasy components such as ballpoint ink, and general restorative cleaning before dye removal.
2* Clean Dye 7.9 is designed for removing dye stains using a 'reverse transfer' technique that does not cause any physical damage to the leather finish.
3* Acidifier 2.0 is used for rinsing and pH balancing leather to a neutral pH level of 3 to 5. When the pH is balanced, the leather surface returns to a strong and healthy squeaky feel.
Aniline Top 21W replaces gloss for waxed aniline leathers.
People Also Ask:
How Ink and Dye Stain Reverse Transfer Technique Works?
The reverse transfer technique works by penetrating, lubricating, and suspending the stains on dwell time, and the Towel 5 reverse absorbs the stain instantaneously from the leather.
What is the Purpose of Prep 7.7 as the First Step?
Prep 7.7 purpose is the removal of general soiling and any oily or greasy component of the stain to even out the entire panel free of foreign soiling before the dye stain removal. A longer dwelling time produces a better result without the need to exert physical scrubbing to reduce existing weak finish further damages.
What is the Purpose of Clean Dye 7.9 as the Second Step?
Clean Dye 7.9 works effectively for the removal of dye transfer stains from new blue jeans and any other color fabric, by reverse transferring the stain through an absorbent Towel 5 and peeling off once the color is transferred.
What is the purpose of Acidifier 2.0 as the Third Step?
Acidifier 2.0 acts as rinse and pH-balance both Prep 7.7 and Clean Dye 7.9 back to the leather pH-neutral range of 3 to 5. pH balance is achieved when leather results in a squeaky feel.
What is the purpose of the Clean 3.8 and Rinse 3.0 systems as the Fourth Step?
Clean 3.8 and Rinse 3.0 system is for general cleaning over the entire piece of the leather to blend in the soiling appearance.
What is the purpose of the Hydrator 3.3 and Fatliquor 5.0 systems as the Fifth Step?
Hydrator 3.3 and Fatliquor 5.0 system reconditions the suppleness of the leather. Hydrator 3.3, the first step is to relax stiff leathers before Fatliquor 5.0 reconditioning as the second step, especially to the stitching needle rows, micro creases that become absorbent with softness and suppleness when dry.
How to Repair Color Damages?
Non-leather safe products that contain alcohol often damage the leather color finishes and may require a matching repair system from the Micro 54 or Aniline 76 color range accordingly.
How to Repair Top Coat Damages?
Top coat damages may appear duller than the existing sheen and feel rough when detected with our fingertips. A matching topcoat is picked from the Aniline Top 76 or Micro Top 54 accordingly.
What is the Purpose of a Non-Stick, Rub-Resistant Protection?
A non-stick, rub-resistant protection with Protector B, the leather scent version Protector B Plus imparts a buttery feel that shields the leather against sticky soiling and reduces friction noises translating to less friction wear to the finishes.
1* Accumulated Soiling Removal:
1* Prep 7.7 is applied and agitated with a detailing horsehair Leather Brush 1, which is then followed by terry cotton towel extraction until the towel shows clean.
2* Remaining ink or dye stains are further treated with a "reverse transfer" technique, allowing Clean Dye 7.9 to wick through the highly absorbent Towel 5 without any airspace.
3* Towel 5 works with Brush 1 until it becomes translucent, without any dry blotches.
4* Inspect by lifting the Towel 5 every 8 to 24 hours and up to 72 hours to see the result of the "reverse-transfer" of stains.
5* When 72 hours have passed, peel off the "reverse-transfer" and remove any residue of the Clean Dye 7.9 with Acidifier-2.0 to leave a healthy, squeaky clean surface, and let it dry.
6* Inspect for appearance satisfaction and proceed to Protector B or Protector B Plus to finish, or repeat the entire "reverse transfer" process.
* Note: Protector-B is skipped in the above sequence if color refinishing is the next option.
Testing with Prep-7.7
1* Cut out a piece of paper towel from the kit not bigger than our thumb size and soak it with Prep 7.7.
2* Test it on the worst stained area and inspect it every 24 hours with a fresh application until the stain is gone.
3* Observe if there is a sign of stain removal, if it does, the stain will eventually be removed with repeat application.
4* To secure the test patch from dislodging wrap it over with see-through cling wrap.
5* When 72 hours is up with an unsatisfactory result, proceed with Clean Dye 7.9 testing over the existing spot.
Testing with Clean Dye 7.9
1* Repeat procedure the same as above 1 to 4 with Clean Dye 7.9.
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