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- Abam, S., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal 2017 v.14 no.1 pp. 60-69
- Ceiba pentandra; Milicia excelsa; adhesives; cassava flour; cost effectiveness; durability; hardwood; industry; insecticides; sawdust; urea; urea formaldehyde; viscosity
- ... Expensive adhesives and preservative-chemicals pose challenges to the wood composite industry. Adhesive-extenders reduce cost and enhance ply-joint bonding strength. Urea Formaldehyde (UF) extender was substituted with Milicia excelsa sawdust to formulate five extender-combinations: A (no sawdust), B (100% cassava flour); C (25% cassava flour, 75% sawdust); D (75% cassava flour, 25% sawdust); E (5 ...