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Soybean-Based Adhesive Resins and Composite Products Utilizing Such Adhesives (2001)
Iowa State University Patents
  • Monlin Kuo, Iowa State University
  • Deland J. Myers, Iowa State University
  • Howard Heemstra, Iowa State University
  • Daniel Curry, Iowa State University
  • Daniel O. Adams, Iowa State University
  • Douglas D. Stokke, Iowa State University
Document Type
Patent
Publication Date
10-23-2001
Abstract

The present invention relates to a soybean-based adhesive resin including a soybean flour and a cross-linking agent. The cross-linking agent is reacted with the functional groups in the soybean flour to form an adhesive resin. The present invention also relates to a method of making a soybeanbased adhesive resin. This method involves providing an aqueous solution of soybean flour and adding a cross-linking agent to the solution under conditions effective to cross-link the soybean flour so that an adhesive resin is formed. Also disclosed is a composite product which includes particulate plant material and the soybean-based adhesive resin. The adhesive is prepared by reacting the cross-linking agent with the functional groups in the soybean flour. The present invention also relates to a method of making a composite product by providing particulate plant material and applying the soybean-based adhesive resin to the particulate plant material.

Patent Number
US 6,306,997 Bl
Assignee
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Application Number
09/363,620
Date Filed
7-29-1999
Language
en
Date Available
2015-09-01
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
Monlin Kuo, Deland J. Myers, Howard Heemstra, Daniel Curry, et al.. "Soybean-Based Adhesive Resins and Composite Products Utilizing Such Adhesives (2001)" (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/douglas_stokke/16/