Volume 5, no 4
BAT Theory and Practical Reality in Romanian Tanneries
Luminiţa ALBU, Vasile MIRCIU, Victoria BRĂTULESCU
ABSTRACT. The reference document on best available technique in the tanning industry is well-known especially by the Romanian leather specialists from research activity. More and more ecological restrictions have obliged tanneries to reduce or even to stop their production. Starting from this situation, the paper is proposing a realistic survey of Romanian tanning industry. There are pointed out the principal phases of leather processing in Romania compared with BAT recommendations.
KEY WORDS: tanning industry, realistic survey, phase of leather processing, BAT recommendations
Rheological Behavior of Some Pigment Pastes Used in Finishing Natural Leather
Olga NICULESCU, Minodora LECA
ABSTRACT. This work presents a review of the rheological behavior of some pigment pastes required to avoid any finishing defects on natural leather. Pigment paste viscosity is a significant factor in obtaining a level dyeing with no waving, and it has to be measured during finishing process with the view to obtain high quality leather.
KEY WORDS: rheological behavior, pigment pastes, defects, natural leather, finishing process
Possibilities of Biological Cleaning Tannery Effluents
Gabriela MACOVESCU, Victoria BRĂTULESCU, Olga NICULESCU
INCDTP - Division ICPI, 93 Ion Minulescu St., Bucharest, email@example.com
ABSTRACT. Waste water treatment and cleaning is one of the major problems the research workers in this field are concerned in. This work presents a number of possibilities of biological cleaning for tannery effluents which are more efficient and profitable than the traditional ones.
KEY WORDS: waste water treatment, possibilities of biological cleaning for tannery
Assessment of the Environmental Noxious Effects of Adhesives
ABSTRACT. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the harmfulness of the adhesives used in footwear industry and to establish efficient methods for minimum risk using, to answer to European Union regulations.
KEY WORDS: harmfulness, adhesives, footwear industry, efficient methods, minimum risk
Development of an Information Network System to Correlate the Technical, Economic and Commercial Activities of Economic Operation in Leather-Footwear Sector
Maria VIDRU, Adrian ISTRATE
ABSTRACT. The paper presents a possibility to improve the activity of the manufacturers in the leather-footwear industry by developing a system making available business information to the economic operators. Such a system acts positively on the management decisions regarding raw material sources, auxiliary materials, finished products, amounts/stocks, costs, quality, The objects of this study are: connecting the economic operators to the information system, the review and design of a data base for the software, and development of the software for data base management.
KEY WORDS: leather footwear industry, information, data base, management
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