It is essential to use fireproofing products to give the hide a high resistance to fire. In addition to a very short time for the spread of flames, it may be necessary to develop low density and non-toxic fumes. This is particularly true for the aeronautical and railway sectors.
Other applications concerning fire resistant leathers for public areas may require resistance to destruction combined with a low flammability and a brief burning of the embers.
The anti-fire regulations vary from country to country and from time to time they can cause methods of analysis that differ from each other.
The tannery needs easy and effective solutions to manage internal production easily and consistently.