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Title: Part 2 Biobased Adhesives And Non-Convential Bonding

Source: IN: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY, Roger M. Rowell, Fernando Caldeira, Judith K. Rowell; 2010

Author(s)Frihart, Charles

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-2A

Abstract: Humans have bonded wood for many millennia because it allows greater utilization of the wood. The ancient Egyptians used adhesives for bonding veneer, most likely to allow them to extend the supply of rare wood types (Pearson 2003). Up until the 20th century, adhesives came from biological sources. However, most adhesivestoday are synthesized from fossil fuel (mainly petroleum and natural gas).The-se synthetic adhesives often provide products that are more durable, especially for moisture exposure and wet/dry cycling conditions, than do many biomass-based adhesives. The good performance and operability with these adhesives has led to an increase in the volume of adhesives and the number of product types. Despite the success of the synthetic adhesives, some applications have continued to use biomass adhesives.

Keywords: Adhesives, glue, gluing, adhesion, research projects, technological innovations, renewable natural resources, natural resources, biomass utilization, biotechnology, soybean glue, proteins, soy proteins, crosslinking, tannins, lignin, pyrolysis, biocomposites, bioconversion, bonding, wood bonding, review article, reviews

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 311 kb(s)

Date posted: 12/16/2010

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RITS Product ID: 37881
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist

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