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Leather, detergents, and other applications

XIRAN® styrene maleic anhydride resins are used as leather retanning agents where leather retanning is a good preparation before the upcoming stages (redyeing, fatliquoring and finishing).

The resins used for the retanning are aqueous solutions of the sodium salts of XIRAN® styrene maleic anhydride and offer the following advantages:

• Improved suppleness
• Softer leather
• Fine grain 

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XIRAN® is used in detergents to:

• Prevent stains from binding to fabric
• Remove soil from fabrics
• Inhibit soil deposition in fabrics
• Provide soil resistance to fabrics
• Dry to a tack free film allowing vacuum pick-up