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Rokryl GA16

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Chemical name
Copolymers of acrylic acid and methyl acrylate, ammonium salt
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Rokryl GA16 is an anionic auxiliary agent used in tanning. It is used in the process of retanning and feeding chrome tanned leather. The product is an aqueous solution of acrylic syntan. It is a viscous, clear liquid with a light yellow to light brown colour. It is completely soluble in water and mixes well with all anionic synthetic tanning agents, auxiliary agents and vegetable tannins.

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Properties and applications

Product advantages:

  • an auxiliary substance in the retanning and filling processes for chrome tanned leather,
  • improvement of the elasticity and tightness of the leather grain,
  • increases the penetration of synthetic, resin and plant tannins into the skin tissue in the retanning process,
  • leather gains softness, elasticity and fullness,
  • facilitates grinding of finished products,
  • lightens the colours,
  • with the addition of bleaching syntans it creates white leather with high resistance to sunlight,
  • very high solubility in water,
  • mixes with all anionic synthetic tannins, auxiliaries and vegetable tannins,
  • hard water resistance,
  • resistance to salts, weak alkalis and trivalent chromium salts in anionic form.


  • tanning.

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Tanning industry

Tanning agents / Filling agents for tanning industry, Retanning agents for tanning industry


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Alternative names
Copolymers of acrylic acid and methyl acrylate, ammonium salt,
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