Alkali-free method of hide preparation for tanning

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Valeika, V.; Beleska, K.; Sirvaityte, J.;
  • Publisher: Brazilian Society of Chemical Engineering
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering (issn: 0104-6632, eissn: 1678-4383)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0104-66322012000200012
  • Subject: Enzyme | Hide | TP155-156 | Unhairing | hide ; unhairing ; enzyme ; peracetic acid ; dermatan sulphate ; leather | Dermatan sulphate | Leather | Chemical engineering | Peracetic acid

Usually, beamhouse processes are carried out by varying a medium from strongly alkaline (unhairing-liming) up to strongly acid (pickling). This study is designed to develop a preparation of hide for tanning via processes that avoid a sharp change of hide pH. Enzymes act... View more