BALMOL® GP60

Chemical characteristics
Synthetic softening and dispersing agent
 
pH ( 10% solution)
approx 7.0
 
Appearance
Yellowish brown clear liquid
 
Properties Imparted
Balmol GP 60 is a specially designed multipurpose product which can be used at any pH. It emulsifies and distributes the natural fat, thus when used in chrome tanning it helps in getting even tanning by dispersing the chrome. Balmol GP 60 can be used during pickling, tanning, rechroming, retanning and dyeing.
It imparts following properties
  • Full electrolyte stability
  • Imparts good softness to leather when applied in pickle or tanning
  • Uniform and deep penetration in the leather
  • Good gliding action in the drum, reducing the rub marks and entangling of the leather
  • Good distribution of the natural fat and avoids the precipitation of the grease (fat spew)
  • Uniform and easier shaving
  • Good dyebility and leveling
 
Application
  • In Pickling: 0.1-0.5% on the pelt weight, 15 minutes before addition of acids
  • In Chrome Tanning: 0.1-0.5% on the pelt weight, 10 minutes after the first addition of chrome
  • In Pickling and Chrome Tanning: 0.1-0.5% on the pelt weight
  • In retanning 2-5% on the shaved weight, Either with the chrome tan, or 10 minute later. Subsequently a minimum running time of 60 minutes
  • For EI tanning 0.1-0.5% on shaved weight, It will disperse the vegetable extracts that will give good pleasant colour to the EI leather For uniform wet back 0.2-0.5% can be used on crust weight.
 
Safety
A non hazardous,industrial chemical, should be handled with normal care. Any contact with the eyes and / or spillage on skin should be washed thoroughly in running stream water.
 
Storage
When stored in original drums or container under conditions (5°C-40°C).This product has a shelf life of six months. If affected by frost, the full content of the durm must be slightly heated and stirred intensively. Stir before use.

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