Binders


ATR-FT-IR spectra of different binders (incl. glues)

ATR-FT-IR spectra were recorded using a Thermo Scientific Nicolet 6700 FT-IR spectrometer with a “Smart Orbit” diamond micro-ATR accessory in mid-IR and far-IR regions: 4000-225 cm-1 (with DLaTGS detector and CsI beamsplitter).

OILSCastor oil;  Linseed oil; Soybean oil; Stand oil safflower; Sunflower fatty acid; Tung oil
PROTEINSBone glue; Casein; Egg white; Egg yolk; Fish glue; Gelatin; Hide glue; Rabbitskin glue
WAXESBeeswax; Candelilla wax; Carnauba wax, bleached; Polyethylene wax; Shellac Wax
CARBOHYDRATES (POLYSACCARIDES)Cherry tree resin; D-Glucose; Galactose; Glycerine; Gum Arabicum; Lactose; Maltose; Plum tree resin; Starch; Sucrose