Progress in Traditional Adhesives
Hudak, Shunk & Farine
Manfred Dunky studied Polymer Engineering and Science at the University in Leoben, Austria, and got his PhD 1980 on “Chemical-physical characterization of UF resins for the particleboard industry”.
Erik van Herwijnen
Team Leader Advanced Bonding
Wood K Plus
In 2002 he started working for an international adhesive producer, since 2006 as research manager. In this function, he developed commercially implemented systems described in several patents.
Luisa Hora de Carvalho
Professor of Wood Science and Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of Viseu Portugal
Impact of urea-formaldehyde synthesis parameters on resin and particleboard properties
Luisa Hora de Carvalho is graduated in Chemical Engineering. She obtained an MSc in Wood Science from the Université Henri Poincaré Nancy I (currently Université de Lorraine) and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from FEUP. She is currently a coordinator professor at ESTGV(IPV-Polytechnic Institute of Viseu) where she teaches in the course of Licenciatura in Furniture Technology and Design and is the President of the Wood Engineering Department Council.
Dr. Byung-Dae Park
Professor, IAWS Fellow
Department of Wood and Paper Science
Kyungpook National University
Daegu, Republic of Korea
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Formaldehyde-Based Wood Adhesives
CHIMAR HELLAS S.A.
High Performance Formaldehyde-based Adhesives: How was the progress achieved?
For almost fifteen years now, he has been working at CHIMAR HELLAS S.A., currently holding the position of Senior Technical Representative. CHIMAR HELLAS S.A. is an industrial R&D company based in Thessaloniki, Greece, which provides technology for the production of adhesive resins and their additives, as well as technology for their application in the wood-based panel industry.