Film-forming products and chemistry of macromolecules. Theory of adhesion. Classification of adhesives and paints. Chemical composition, chemical and chemical-physical properties of wood adhesives and varnishes. Painting. Solvent varnishes, water-based varnishes, UV varnishes. Safety and environmental impact in the use of adhesives and paints. Forest biorefineries: natural chemicals extracted from wood, their uses and potential.
Gli adesivi nell'industria del mobile, Franco Bulian, Federchimica
Verniciare il legno, Franco Bulian, Catas
Knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of wood adhesives and paints. Safety and environmental impact in the use of adhesives and paints. Potential of polymers and biomaterials from forest biorefineries. Developing skills in the technologies of adhesion and coating. Developing ability to assess specific products and application technologies in the adhesives and paints sector.
Knowledge of general chemistry and organic chemistry
Frontal lessons. Analysis of polymeric materials characteristics
Seminars or visit of industrial companies.
Frequency of lectures, practice and lab: Highly recommended.
Modalità di verifica apprendimento
questions and discussion on polymer chemistry, polymer formulations, polymer processing technologies. questions and discussion on the use of adhesives and/or paints in the wood industry
Programma del corso
Film-forming materials, adhesives, varnishes.
Solvent-based and waterborne products, UV polymerization materials. Safety and environmental impact.
Adhesion theories; wettability and penetration; classification of adhesives based on their technological properties; factors affecting the adhesion (due to working tools, wood characteristics, process parameters); factors affecting the coatability (due to wood characteristics, process parameters); mechanics of wood joints; methods of technological characterization of adhesives and paintings; wood modification (thermotreatment, acetylation): processes and technological characteristics of the treated material.