Evaluation Abu-Dleek Sheep Leathers PropertiesJournal: International Journal of Zoology and Animal Biology (IZAB) (Vol.3, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2020-01-08
Authors : Nasr AI Azzam AH; Abdelsalam MM;
Page : 1-3
Keywords : Leather Tanning; Physcial and Chemical Properties; Sheepskin;
Abu-Dleek sheep are from animal hair producers and live under arid conditions and hot climate. This study aims to evaluate the physical and chemical properties of Abu-Dleek tanned leathers. Fifteen sheep skins were collected and divided into three tanning groups; chrome tanning, vegetable tanning with quebracho and vegetable tanning with mimosa. After tanning, all tanned leathers were tested physically and chemically. Data showed increments in tensile strengh, tearing strengh, bursing stretch, permeabiliy of water vapor, pH and ash values of chrome tanned leathers versus vegetable tanned leathers. The results declared the superurity of the chrome tanned leathers' quality, while quebrcho tanned leathers' quality was surpased mimosa tanned leathers. It could be concluded the convenient of Abu-Dleek tanned leathers to be used in a wide range of manufacuring purposes like garments, bags and lining.
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