Leather chemicals manufacturer TFL has launched a new fatliquor product called CORIPOL GU, which it says is sustainable and particularly suited to the manufacture of soft leathers.
With characteristics such as a strong softening effect and pleasant handle, the company said the product will answer demands from tanners serving the upholstery, garment, leathergoods and shoe upper markets.
TFL said the new product is made using "new chemistry" using raw material that comes from sustainable resources and meets high standards for heat-yellowing, light-fastness, weight and odour. It can be used alone or as the major component in fatliquor combinations. The product's emulsion is stable against chromium, syntans and vegetable extracts. It is suitable in rechroming as well as in compact retanning processes with high electrolyte concentrations
"CORIPOL GU imparts an outstanding fluffy inner softness," TFL said, "with a nourished surface touch [and] a uniform and fine milling pattern. On splits, apart from outstanding softness and a pleasant touch, it imparts an excellent writing effect."
Magazine: World Leather April/May 2018