Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048


Selma A Hussein

Selma A Hussein
College of Community,
Riyadh City
Saudi Arabia

  • Review Article
    Utilization of Tannins Extract of Acacia seyal Bark (Taleh) in Tannage of Leather
    Author(s): Selma A HusseinSelma A Hussein

    Leather is a durable and flexible material created by the tanning of animal raw hide and skin, primarily cattle hide and natural grain, variation in the grains, good breathability and other natural features are all signs that the material is genuine. The most commonly used tanning methods are chrome and vegetable tanning. The vegetable tannins are extracted by using a suitable solvent, usually water followed by concentration and spray drying to get powder or solid. The tanneries in the Sudan imported mimosa and synthetic (syntan) tannins material for the process of retanning and pretanning. This study was undertaken to utilize Taleh bark (Acacia seyal Bark) as a retanning material for production of upper and garment leathers. The tannins content of Taleh bark was found to be 28.9% and therefore it was promising and would successfully be used as retaining and tanning materials. In this st.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7048.1000334

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