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Leather wet-end 

Arkema offers a range of waterborne dispersions and solutions that can help you optimize performance and value in leather wet end processes. Our products can help you potentially develop products that are formaldehyde free1, as well as APEO and solvent free.

Wet-end leather benefits 

  • Suitable for a variety of wet-blue leathers
  • Good stability ower a wide pH range
  • Durable fullness and softness

Products 

Chemistries  

Tg

(°C)

Benefits 

ENCOR® 3879

Acrylic Solution 80

 

  • Gives full hand and very good dyeing yield

ENCOR® 3876

Acrylic Solution 90
  • Stable at any pH
  • Gives full hand

 

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Leather finishing 

Arkema offers a range of waterborne dispersions and solutions that can help you optimize performance and value in leather finishing processes. Our products can help you potentially develop products that are formaldehyde free1, as well as APEO and solvent free.

Finishing leather benefits 

  • High wetting and impregnation properties
  • Grain resistance improvement
  • Finishing adhesion
  • High softness
  • Good embossing
  • High resistance and dry abrasion

Products 

Chemistries

Tg

(°C)

Benefits  

ENCOR® 3135

Acrylic Copolymer  -40
  • Transparent, very soft and tack-free film
  • Good embossing retention
  • High flexibility at low temperature
  • High cut through resistance
  • Good mechanical and chemical resistance

ENCOR® 3210

Acrylic Copolymer  -8
  • Good penetration

 

ENCOR® 3130

Acrylic Copolymer  -12
  • Soft film, characterized by a good elasticity
  • High covering effect on embossed leather
  • Good mechanical and solvent resistance

 

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1 Product designed without formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers. During normal conditions of use, this binder does not generate formaldehyde