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Sheep Skin

Meatworks Skins are head trimmed, salted, classed, pressed and packed on wooden pallets.

Sheepskins are sourced from fully grown sheep, and offerred according to the following wool lengths and categories subject to seasonal variations and time of shearing. The specifications shown below are approximate, and can be varied according to customer requirements.

The applications for Sheepskin are many, including car seat covers, doubleface garments, paint rollers, polishing pads, rugs, shoe lining, and underlays.

Wool Length (inches)

 Wool Count                   

   Skin Quality           (1st / 2nd / 3rd's)

Size    (Feet2)  

    Av Size        (Feet2)   

Pieces Per 20' FCL (+/- 10%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.00 to 0.25

40's to 60's plus  

80/20

7.0 to 9.0

8.0 to 8.5 plus

6000

0.25 to 0.50

40's to 60's plus

80/20

7.0 to 9.0

8.0 to 8.5 plus

5000

0.50 to 1.00

40's to 60's plus

80/20

7.0 to 9.0

8.0 to 8.5 plus

4000

1.00 to 2.00

40's to 60's plus

80/20

7.0 to 9.0

8.0 to 8.5 plus

3000

2.00 & up

40's to 60's plus

80/20

7.0 to 9.0

8.0 to 8.5 plus

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 


The actual number of skins per 20' FCL will depend upon wool length, skin size, and the packing press.

Regular size skins start at 7.0 Feet2 and average 8.0 Feet2 or more.
Jumbo size skins start at 8.0 to 8.5 Feet2 and average 9.0 to 9.5 Feet2.
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