The Principles of Leather Manufacture by H. R. Procter

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Author Procter, H. R. (Henry Richardson), 1848-1927
LoC No. 03015091
Title The Principles of Leather Manufacture
Contents Introductory and historical -- Introductory sketch of leather manufacture -- The living cell -- Putrefaction and fermentation -- Antiseptics and disinfectants -- The origin and curing of hides and skins -- Structure and growth of skin -- The chemical constituents of skin -- The physical chemistry of the hide-fibre -- Water as used in the tannery -- Soaking and softening of hides and skins -- Depilation -- Deliming, bating, puering and drenching -- Alum tannage, or tawing -- Iron and chrome tannages -- Principles of the vegetable tanning processes -- Combination of vegetable and mineral tannages -- Vegetable tanning materials -- The chemistry of the tannins -- The sampling and analysis of tanning materials -- The grinding of tanning materials -- The extraction of tanning materials, and the making of extracts -- Fats, soaps, oils and waxes -- Oil tannages, and the use of oils and fats in currying -- Dyes and dyeing -- Evaporation, heating and drying -- Construction and maintenance of tanneries -- Waste products and their disposal -- Appendix A: Method of the international association of leather-trades chemists for the analysis of tanning materials. Corrected to 1901 -- Appendix B: The decimal system -- Appendix C: Method of analysis of tanning materials of the american association of official agricultural chemists. Corrected to 1901 -- Appendix D: Lists of coal-tar dyes suitable for dyeing and staining leather, furnished by Mr. M. C. Lamb.
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Language English
LoC Class TS: Technology: Manufactures
Subject Leather
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