Industrial Starch Binders

By: Dr Michael Radeloff

The gluing and binding properties of starch paste known already to the Ancient Egyptians represent the key functional property of starch as a carbohydrate polymer. The renewable, natural origin and beneficial carbon footprint make it a valued sustainable binder in industrial large volume applications.

This tutorial will help you to understand the role of starch as a binder in industrial processes such as compacting of particles, powders and dusts to pellets and formed pieces.

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