Innovative Active Cross-Linking Agents for Sustainable Leather Manufacturing
For the first time New Active Cross-Linking agents (ACL) have been tested to process hides, demonstrating the possibility to produce good quality leather with a highly sustainable protocol. A comparison is made between ACL, chrome and other tanning agents commonly employed by the Leather Industry. In particular, ACL have been demonstrated to be the first tanning agents which leave no trace inside the skin producing totally non toxic tanned leather.
KeywordsLeather Cross-linking Manufacturing industry Sustainable production
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