Accession Number : ADP002419

Title :   Carbohydrate Transformation Bonding of Lignocellulosic Materials,

Corporate Author : MASONITE CORP ST CHARLES IL

Personal Author(s) : Stofko,J. I.

Report Date : 25 SEP 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A study has been carried out to assess whether sugars and/or starches can be used as binders for wood. It has been found that they can be transformed by heat and suitable catalysts to solids insoluble in water and this transformation can be used for bonding wood. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Wood, *Adhesives, *Sugars, *Starches, *Binders, Adhesive bonding, Heat treatment, Transformations, Shear strength, Shear tests, Catalysts, Hydrochloric acid, Sulfuric acid, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE