Providing a detailed survey of renewable raw materials for paints, inks and glues, this book examines the raw materials that are used, their sourcing and processing. It explores biorefineries and white biotechnology manufacturing technologies and the use of renewable raw materials in the latest developments in industrial surface coatings and adhesives. The book is ideal for researchers and industrialists working in green chemistry, industrial coatings, adhesives and inks and printing technologies.
Providing a detailed survey of renewable raw materials for paints, inks and glues, this book is ideal for researchers and practitioners working in the areas of green chemistry, industrial chemistry and sustainability. Beginning with a brief history of coatings and adhesives, this book walks the reader through the chemistry, properties, sourcing and processing of a number of renewable raw materials, including lipids, natural resins, proteins, and carbohydrates. Their use in a range of recent developments and concepts from material protection, to decorative paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants is highlighted, providing the reader with a complete and modern foundation to the field.