Synthesis and characterization of lactose based resorcinol resin

Xiao Dong Fan, You Lo Hsien, Mark J. Kurth, John M. Krochta

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Abstract

Resorcinol-lactose resin was synthesized using phosphoric acid as the catalyst at 95°C. 13C-NMR measurements proved that the chemical reaction is initiated at the 4- or 6-carbon position in benzene ring. Sample separation by size-exclusion chromatography (SEC) technology indicated that the resin consists of reacting mixtures of oligomer of lactose, glucose, and galacose with resorcinol. The resin, using a by product of diary industry as a main component, could be potentially applied as a novel adhesive to the wood process industry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2581-2585
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume86
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 5 2002

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Keywords

  • C-NMR
  • Resorcinol-lactose resin
  • Size exclusion chromatography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics

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Fan, X. D., Hsien, Y. L., Kurth, M. J., & Krochta, J. M. (2002). Synthesis and characterization of lactose based resorcinol resin. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 86(10), 2581-2585. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.11216