Polymer Fatliquors

Licrol ES

synthetic fatliquor

Chemical composition

blend of sulphited synthetic oils and polymers

Active matter

approx. 45 %


yellow oil

pH - value (1:10)

6.0 - 8.0




stable to acids and salts under usual tannery conditions, unstable in chrome liquors


combinations with other fatliquors have to be stirred thoroughly before dilution, dilution method: 1 : 3 with water of 50 °C – 60 °C

Field of application

Ideal fatliquor for the production of upholstery and garment leathers. It has special  properties which are suitable for suedes, clothing, leather good, shoe nappa or softy shoe nappa. It can be combined with other Licrols for soft and light weight crust.



  • fluffy leather with tight grain
  • very good softness
  • excellent lightfastness
  • heat resistant



      Licrol ES can be used alone or in combination with other anionic fatliquors. It has good penetration properties along with surface lubrication, due to the proper blend. Combined with Licrol PP, it gives a white crust, suitable for sheep nappa crusting. The combination of Licrol ES with Licrol L gives smooth crust with brilliant colour in dyeing.

      Softy shoe nappa

      Licrol ES
      Licrol L

      Licrol SB 114

      4.0 % - 5.0 %
      1.0 % - 2.0 %

      2.0 % - 3.0 %


      Licrol ES
      Licrol SB 154

      5.0 % - 7.0 %
      4.0 % - 6.0 %


      Licrol ES
      Licrol SB 114

      Licrol SB 124

      4.0 % - 8.0 %
      3.0 % - 6.0 %

      2.0 % - 4.0 %


      Licrol ES is a technical emulsion and variations in colour and viscosity can happen. The properties for application are not touched by this.

      Storage temperature

      Storage at temperatures between 5 °C and 40 °C.

      Shelf life

      Up to 6 months in the original sealed packing.


      Stir before use.

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