Glycerine

Submitted by Pete on 3/25/02. ( ) 209.180.63.194

Is glycerine a viable substitutions for tanning oil? If so, does it need to be thinned down and with what? If not, why?

Thanks, Pete

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No

This response submitted by Cur on 3/25/02. ( wildart@prodigy.net ) 64.196.209.236

Glycerin [Glycerol - C3H3(OH)3]is obtained from saponification of fats and oils and has a tendency to leach out of leathers or to gel over time. Tanning oils are much more complex.....or so they say.


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