Leather chemicals manufacturers and the importance of safety at work

Safety at work – a crucial issue

In tanneries and in leather industry in general safety is a crucial issue, and much has been done in this sense to ensure safer working environment and conditions.
In tanning and leather industries, as you might already know, various chemical products and substances are used, and also for this reason some people might think that the working conditions in this sector are not totally safe. However, we could claim that this is a sort of “misbelief”, in the sense that nowadays leather companies are more and more engaged in providing safe and agreeable conditions for the people who are employed in this sector. Moreover, many leather chemical manufacturers – like Veco – create and launch “green” products that do not damage the environment and are safe also for the people who are in contact with these substances as part of their work.

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Use of proteic binders in the process of finishing leather

The aim of using proteic binder in finishing

Finishing is done to enhance both the durability and the physical appearance of leather. The motivation behind finishing is to enhance the utilization properties of the leather and to shield it from soiling and wetting or to level out patches and grain faults. Most leather is worked by the use of suspensions of manufactured polymers, which may consolidate colors or shades. At Veco we provide proteic binders that are good for any leather!

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