Waterproofing agent


GREIBOSOL HPH is the appropriate product for chrome and combination tanned leather types for which extraordinary resistance against the influence of water is required. Additional fatliquoring is not necessary but adding GREIBOSOL HPH to regular fatliquor combinations often results in a remarkable increase of softness. Leathers treated with GREIBOSOL HPH can be shaded and finished.



Base: Synthetic fatty substances
Appearance: White, viscous emulsion
Concentration: Approx. 55 %
Chemical treatment: Special emulsifying procedure
pH of a 10 % solution:
8 – 9
Charge: Anionic



Light fastness: Very good
Heat resistance: Good
Storage life:

Up to 1 year
The product is sensitive against frost, heat to 20°C and stir well.


Stability in

mineral tanning floats:
Not stable
Method of diluting:

GREIBOSOL HPH is diluted to water at 60 °C with stirring, it can also be added
undiluted to the float. Stir before use.

For a better distribution of GREIBOSOL HPH, it is advisable to prerun 0.2 - 0.5 % ammonia. It improves the distribution of GREIBOSOL HPH.

The best waterproofing effects are achieved by fixation with mineral tanning salts. This should be carried out in a fresh bath after washing.



Water repellent splits for shoes:

Prefatliquoring: 5.0 %  GREIBOSOL HPH
Mainfatliquoring 5.0 %  GREIBOSOL HPH


Partly hydrophobic classical:

side leathers: 5.0 %  GREIBOSOL HPH
Waterproof leathers: 9.0 - 11.0 %  GREIBOSOL HPH


White sheep nappa:

Water-repellent: 10.0 %  GREIBOSOL HPH
Motorcycle garment nappa:
2.0 - 14.0 % 



All information quoted above is based on our experience and actual know-how but is given without guarantee and obligation. Recommendations on the application and use of our products, should be adapted to the particular working-conditions and other materials employed.