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Leather Tanning Technology Centre (LTTC).

The Leather Tanning Technology Centre (LTTC) is a unique and leading tanning technology centre in Egypt. The LTTC assists tanneries in developing and upgrading the techniques used in manufacturing and value-chains. LTTC copes with the latest technologies by developing and consolidating technical know-how to the leather sector in Egypt with the aim of innovatively enhancing design and quality standards, while uplifting skills to produce new trends and incubate innovative disruptions across the leather tanning industry.

The LTTC aims to assist tanneries in Robbiki Leather cluster to ensure the high quality production by providing numerous vocational and business services for industrial society and investors, including Quality Assurance and Accreditation services, Technical assistance, Testing, Technical Training, tanning chemical recipes, and Fault Diagnosis assistance. LTTC also provides logistical and licensing packages at the same place.



Consulting, Training and Technical Assistance

Research and Development


The LTTC offers maintenance activities for cluster members and stakeholders. These services provide responsive and planned industrial and maintenance check-ups, to industrial machinery, equipment and production lines.


There are two testing laboratories: the physical and chemical lab. The two testing labs will carry out a wide range of tests on hides, skins and leather including:

Physical Tests:

  • Rub Fastness (wet & dry)
  • Cold Crack of finished Leather
  • Finish Adhesion (wet & dry)
  • Perspiration or Water Fastness
  • Dry Cleaning Test
  • Wash Fastness
  • Water Spotting
  • Martindale Abrasion
  • Taber Abrasion
  • PVC Migration
  • Water Spotting
  • Tear strength
  • Light Fastness & Colour Fastness

Chemical Test:

  • Wet Blue Testing
  • Chrome VI Testing
  • Formaldehyde Testing
  • Azo Dye Testing
  • Heavy Metals Testing
  • Pentachlorophenol Testing (PCP)
  • Cadmium Testing
  • Lead Testing
  • Mercury Testing
  • Nickel Testing
  • Fungicides Testing

Consulting, Training and Technical Assistance.

LTTC teams provide its clients with different fault diagnosis services and packages to help develop and improve production techniques and consumer products, including: Failure Analysis and Leather Faults and problems. At the same time, training and technical assistance are provided through a wide array of training workshops and courses to numerous clients to enhance the understanding of the Leather Industry while providing comprehensive practical training on leather tanning.

Research and Development.

LTTC offers its clients the opportunity to make trials with new chemicals as well as implementing new processes and techniques to help them create, innovate and produce new designs and products. Through a research and development centre all these activities are facilitated. At the same time, innovative approaches to manufacturing an design are also dissected and developed further.

Job Work.

Technology center offers job work services with the top class and most up to date machinery available in leather tanning. Services include:

  • Splitting Machine
  • Hanging Belt and Vacuum Driers
  • Flashing Machine
  • Shaving Machine
  • Dray Milling Machine
  • Coating, Polishing and Grinding
  • Spraying Services
  • Conditioning Systems

Among other machinery and job work services that are aiming to upgrade and enhance the leather quality of Robbiki Leather Cluster tenants.

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