Hide Processing Agents

Birko makes a variety of agents useful for washing hides and cleaning hide processing equipment. XLERATOR® is a hide curing additive that improves cure rate by maximizing salt absorption.


Product Name/
Number
Description Liquid/
Powder
Environmentally Preferred
Birkoside™ MP2
I02488
An effective cleaner, bleaching agent, flocculant and odor control agent for many applications. The principle uses are as a wastewater additive and as a cleaning adjunct for hide curing baths. Offers far less corrosion than most chlorinated compounds. USDA information made available upon request. L  
Hi Cap 333
I00187
A safe, mildly alkaline surfactant cleaner used primarily for washing hides and hide processing equipment. Safe to use on all metal and tiled surfaces, even undiluted, and is especially effective on fats and greases. HI CAP 333 is also acceptable for used as a general-purpose cleaner in federally inspected meat and poultry plants. L  
Hi Cap 771
I00186
A safe, mildly alkaline surfactant cleaner used primarily for washing hides and on hide processing equipment. Safe to use on all metal and tiled surfaces, even undiluted, and is especially effective on fats and greases. Also acceptable for used as a general- purpose cleaner in federally inspected meat and poultry plants. L  
Liquik 2
Nu Blu
I00129
A self-foaming, powerful yet mild general-purpose cleaner that is also used in hide washing raceways. It effectively loosens and removes soils and is safe for use on most equipment including aluminum and galvanized, floors and walls, rubber and neoprene (boots, tires, aprons, etc.), and plastics. Powerful yet mild detergent cleaner for all surfaces. L
Sana Tec® Powder.
I00241
An accelerator for hide-brine curing which assists in moisture retention and extends the storage life of hides. This product contains no chlorinated hydrocarbons so that hide trimmings are acceptable for food gelatin manufacturing. P  
Synchlorozene
I01788
An organochlorine compound for improving cure rate and the finished quality of hides. The bleaching qualities make it ideal as a deodorant, cleaner, and conditioner for raceway brine. Only 1 ounce per gallon gives over 1000 ppm available chlorine. P  
XLerator
I00110
A 100% active compound for improving cure rate and the quality of hides and also a hide conditioner. Environmentally friendly, this product improves brine uptake and storage performance on hides. Deodorizes brine, improves yield, suppleness and shelf life on your product. L