IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 12, December 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Peter Maina, Moses A Ollengo and Esther W Nthiga
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.