Production of Adhesive from Cassava Starch in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
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The potentials of adhesives production from cassava starch were investigated. Adhesive product from Manihot utilissima was compared with a commercially available adhesive. Improvements in properties of adhesive produced were achieved by investigating the effects of temperature and viscosity enhancer/stabilizer (borax) on the density of the produced adhesive. The results obtained provide a wide range of insight into the production potentials of using cassava starch as a raw material to the production of large scale adhesives
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