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Solution - Give Reasons for the Following Observations: Leather Gets Hardened After Tanning. - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry

Question

Give reasons for the following observations: Leather gets hardened after tanning.

Solution

Animal skin (hide) is colloidal in nature and has positively charged particles, whereas tanning consists of negatively charged colloidal particles. When a hide is soaked in tanning, mutual coagulation takes place and as a result, leather gets hardened.

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Solution for question: Give Reasons for the Following Observations: Leather Gets Hardened After Tanning. concept: null - Properties of Colloidal Solutions. For the courses CBSE (Science), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Arts)
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