LEATHER TANNING THROUGH DRUM SYSTEM

LEATHER TANNING THROUGH DRUM SYSTEM
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LEATHER TANNING THROUGH DRUM SYSTEM
Product: Drum for improved tanning of leather.
Application: Tanning of hides and skins by rural artisans at cottage scale. The leg operated mobile unit can also tan leather while operator is on the move on wheels for vending purpose.
Feature: It is simple and cost effective drum system which enhances productivity, quality and mitigates drudgery. The drum is made of fibre reinforced plastic, 900 mm dia x 600 mm width, speed 12/8/4 rpm, mechanical chain drive. Two design options are available, one operated by single worker and the other by 2 workers. No electricity is required. The FRP drum has advantages over conventional wooden drum : weight reduction upto 60%, no reaction with acid or alkali, convenient cleaning.
Commercialisation: A large number of units working in rural areas
Economy: 2 hides or 20 skins.
Investment: Rs. 40,000 per drum
Equipment: FRP tanning drum available from CSIR licensee.
Raw materials: Hides, skins, tanning chemicals.
Institute: Central Leather Research Institute.
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