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Title: Coaxing soy adhesives into living up to their potential

Source: In: Hunt, C.G., Smith, G.D., Yan, N., eds. Proceedings, 2017 international conference on wood adhesives. Peachtree Corners, GA: Forest Products Society: 9 p.

Author(s)Hunt, Christopher G.; Lorenz, Linda L.; Valle, Eder; Coolidge, Thomas; Frihart, Charles R.

Publication Year: 2017  View PDF »

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

Abstract: Although soy flour has been used commercially as an adhesive for interior wood products and recent studies have shown that improved performance can be obtained by adding co-reacting adhesives, improving the performance of soy flour without co-reactants would make soy adhesives more robust and economically attractive. Despite all the research, there is still no clear understanding of soy protein structures and their interaction with other materials in the flour. Prior research showed commercial soy protein isolates, which is jet cooked, out performs isolate made by standard laboratory procedures. This leads to the question addressed here as to whether jet cooking improves the adhesive performance of soy flour adhesives.

Keywords: Adhesives; soy; protein; denaturation; jet cook

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 452 kb(s)

Date posted: 04/10/2018
RITS Product ID: 89948
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Frihart, Charles R.
Research Chemist
Hunt, Christopher G.
Research Chemist

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