Mimosa Elephant Solid

Mimosa Elephant Solid is a natural soluble extract, free of any additives and chemicals. It is easily soluble in water and ideal for the manufacture of sole, strap, harness, case and other vegetable tanned leathers. It is particularly suitable for pit tannages but can also be crushed and used in drums.

TANNINS

66.0

NON-TANNINS

17.8

INSOLUBLES

0.2

MOISTURE

16.0

RED 1.4

YELLOW 2.8

PH@50BKR 4.9

TANNINS 66.0%
NON-TANNINS 17.8%
INSOLUBLES 0.2%
MOISTURE 16.0%
RED 1.4%
YELLOW 2.8%
pH @ 50 BKR 4.9%

Pit Tanning:
Mimosa Elephant Solid is ideal for use in traditional pit tannages.
Pit tannages are used mainly for tanning sole, harness and bridle leathers.
Mimosa Elephant Solid can be dissolved to make up the initial liquor for the pit. It is also recommended to hang a bag of Mimosa Elephant Solid in the pit during tannage. Mimosa Elephant Solid slowly dissolves thereby maintaining the level of %Tans. Mimosa Elephant Solid is supplied in traditional hessian bags which allows for the Mimosa Elephant Solid to easily dissolve and dissipate.

Drum Tanning:
Mimosa Elephant Solid can be used in drum tanning where it is crushed and added to the drum in the desired quantity.

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Mimosa extract is a very versatile tanning compound and can be used for tannage on its own or in combination with other tanning compounds. There are many speciality types of leather produced by combining Mimosa extract with other chemicals, such as chrome or organic tanning compounds, in pre-tannages or re-tannages.

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