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Tannic Acid -2 oz

SKU a-tannic-02
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Tannin or tannic acid is used to assist the mordants of cellulose fibers and fabrics. Alum does not bond with cellulose fibers as well as it does with protein fibers. However, tannin bonds well with cellulose. and once treated with tannin, alum will combine with the tannin-fiber complex. Many dyestuffs contain tannin (black oak, pomegranate, cutch, fustic, etc) and do not need an additional tannin.  This is a blend of tannins mainly composed of quebracho and sumac, which will leave a soft red-brown color on the cloth.

Tannins can be clear or they can add color to the fiber, and this is an important consideration when selecting a tannin. 

  • Clear Tannins: “Gallic” - Gallnut, Tara, some Sumacs
  • Yellow Tannins: “Ellegic” – Myrobalan, Pomegranate, 
  • Red-Brown Tannins: “Catechic” – Cutch, Quebracho, Tea leaves, and some Sumacs.

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    Fast shipping and quality product

    Fast shipping and quality product

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    Dolores Koelpin
    Worked perfectly for Ebonizing wood.

    Worked perfectly for Ebonizing wood.

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    Juaquetta Kunze
    all is as i expected. thank you for great...

    all is as i expected. thank you for great service! juaquetta

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