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Title: Cohesion and Adhesion with Proteins

Source: 39th Annual Meeting The Adhesion Society

Author(s)Frihart, Charles R.

Publication Year: 2016  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-3B

Abstract: With increasing interest in bio-based adhesives, research on proteins has expanded because historically they have been used by both nature and humans as adhesives. A wide variety of proteins have been used as wood adhesives. Ancient Egyptians most likely used collagens tobond veneer to wood furniture, then came casein (milk), blood, fish scales, and soy adhesives, with soybeans and caseins being important for the development of the plywood and glulam industries. Despite many years of research on developing adhesive products, it is not clear how the proteins provide good adhesive strength, but some thoughts are expressed here.

Keywords: wood porosity, adhesive, lumen, cell wall

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 303 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/03/2016

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RITS Product ID: 79084
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
  

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