Tanning is the process by which raw skins and hides are converted to a durable and flexible material which is non-putrescible. Leather has good hydrothermal stability, good mechanical properties, and its resistance to chemical and biological degradation helps it to be used in various applications. Leather can be used for various purposes such as making of handbags, belts, clothing, small accessories and shoes, furniture, interior decoration.
Peter Maina, Moses A Ollengo and Esther W Nthiga (2019); Trends in leather processing: A Review ; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
9(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.12.2019.p9626