Poplix BW

Poplix BW


Appearance Colourless and odourless low-viscosity liquid.
Chemical Nature Combination of an organic sulphur compound, wetting agent and a bactericide.
pH (1:10) 9.5-11.0
Charge Anionic
Stability Stable to acids, alkalis and salts under usual tannery conditions.
Solubility Miscible with water in all proportions
Chemical Type An Organic Sulphur Compound, Wetting Agent and a Bactericide.

Poplix BW accelerates the soaking and liming process of both salted and dried raw hides and skins and provides adequate protection against bacterial damage which may occur during soaking

Properties :

  • Accelerates the soaking process by its good wetting properties.

  • Prevents from bacteria growth even in prolonged soaking process.

  • The effect of soaking enzymes is not affected.

  • It exerts a particularly active effect on soluble proteins, blood and grease residues.

Application :
Salted raw hides and skins are presoaked to remove the dirt and then depending on the both length and the soaking time, they are soaked in a fresh both containing 0.3- 0.7% Poplix BW and about 0.3-0.5% Soda Ash calculated on the salted weight. The temperature of the both depends on the soaking time and should generally be
maintained at 25-30ºC

Dosage :

  • Salt Cured Hides

    • In pre-soaking ---------- 0.2-0.3%

    • In Main soaking ----------- 0.2-0.4%

  • Dried Hides

    • In pre-soaking ---------- 0.3-0.5%

    • In Main soaking ----------- 0.4-0.7%

Storage :
Poplix BW has a shelf life upto one year at temperatures between 10ºC -40ºC. At temperatures below 10ºC parts of the product can crystallise. By heating upto room temperature and agitation the crystals dissolve again.

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