Hydrolysis resistance

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The hydrolysis resistance of humid leather is tested over a defined period and at a certain temperature. It determines when the leather disintegrates and to what extent.

The typical surface cracking of cheaper furniture made of imitation leather is also called hydrolysis.


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Moisture from perspiration promotes the disintegration of the leather fibers: Grease collar at leather clothing or sweat stains in shoes.

 



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