Mimtan GT is specially treated to deliver a golden colour to veg tanned leather. Properties are otherwise identical to the Mimosa ME product.
Mimtan GT is not recommended for pit tanning. However, it can be used after pit tanning to give a pleasant golden colour to sole, strap or bag leathers where up to 20% can be added to the drum. For a full vegetable tannage of Mimtan GT, between 20% and 30% is recommended depending on the article being produced.
For retannage on wet blue between 5% and 10% Mimtan GT is recommended.
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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.