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chrome leather

noun
1.
leather tanned with chrome.
Origin of chrome leather
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Thus, suitable stripping agents for chrome leather would be the alkali salts of organic acids (especially if multivalent).

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  • Another notable advantage of chrome leather is its durability.

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  • A chrome leather factory therefore needs less capital on account of the quicker turnover.

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  • A more serious disadvantage of chrome leather is its tendency to stretch.

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  • Processes for deliming pelt for chrome leather should also be chosen by our guiding principle of hide substance conservation.

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  • Machinery is now almost universally employed, especially for chrome leather.

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  • chrome leather will also stand changes of temperature and friction much better than vegetable tannages.

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  • Now, Procter and Wilson have recently accomplished this stripping of chrome leather by the use of such salts.

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  • The adsorption theory would find it difficult to account for chrome leather not adsorbing as much tan as pelt.

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  • The syntans are also used to lighten the colour of chrome leather, even of chrome sole leather after it has been dipped.

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