The perfect companion to the highly acclaimed Volume 1 of Wood Adhesives,Volume 2 presents stimulating discussions on technically and economically importantadhesives for wood bonding-covering their preparation and formulation, as well astechniques and suggestions for their application.Like its companion book, Wood Adhesives, Volume 2 provides up-to-date informationand analysis of new technologies and recent breakthroughs ... gives insightinto the relationship between adhesive chemistry and technical application . . . anddiscusses present and future trends likely to have considerable impact on the field.Elaborating upon general overviews presented in Volume 1, Wood Adhesives,Volume 2 includes a chapter on protein adhesives ... fills the gap on the chemistryof polyvinyl acetate wood adhesives ... contains a detailed discussion of formaldehydeemission ... and much more.A complementary and much needed follow-up to Volume 1, Wood Adhesives,Volume 2 is essential reading for wood technologists; adhesives and physicalchemists; forest products researchers; polymer scientists; chemical, mechanical, process,and civil engineers who must choose and apply wood adhesives; and advancedundergraduate and graduate students in the above disciplines.
Table of Contents
1. Protein Adhesives for Wood 2. The Chemistry of PVA 3. The Chemical Bonding of Wood 4. Phenol-Formaldehyde Structures in Relation to Their Adhesion to Wood Cellulose 5. The Correlation Between Preparation and Properties in Phenolic Resins 6. Lignin Formaldehyde Wood Adhesives 7. Low-Resorcinol PRF Cold-Set Adhesives—The Branching Principle 8. Hotmelts for Wood Products 9. Fast-Setting Adhesives for Finger-Jointing and Glulam 10. Release of Formaldehyde by Wood Products 11. Expanding Resorcinol Cold-Sets for Gap-Filling Adhesives for Wood