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Title: Water-Resistant Vegetable Protein Adhesive Dispersion Compositions

Source: U.S. Patent 7,345,136 B2. Mar 18, 2008. 23 p. Int. Classif. C09J 189/00.

Author(s)Wescott, James M.; Frihart, Charles R.

Publication Year: 2014  View Publication »

Category: Patents

Abstract: Water-resistant, protein-based adhesive dispersion compositions and methods for preparing them are provided. The adhesive dispersions are prepared by copolymerizing a denatured vegetable protein, such as soy flour, that has been functionalized with methylol groups with one or more reactive comonomers, and preparing an acidic dispersion of the adhesive. The adhesive dispersions exhibit superior water resistance, and can be used to bond wood substrates, such as panels or laminate, or in the preparation of composite materials.

Keywords: adhesive, dispersion, water resistant, vegetable protein, wood substrates, laminate, composite materials, methylol

Date posted: 09/29/2014
RITS Product ID: 69883
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
  

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