INDUSTRIAL GUMSAuthor: Third Edition Edited By James BeMiller , Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A. Roy Whistler , Purdue University, West LaFayette, Indiana, U.S.A.
Publish date: December 1992
This standard reference covers the sources, manufacture, specifications, chemistry, physical properties, and current and potential uses of gums. It provides an outline of gums and their uses as well as an understanding of why gums behave in different ways, giving the reader an ability to select the best gum for a particular purpose. Chapters have been constructed to provide balanced information and chapter authors have been selected because of outstanding competence in their specialized areas. Industrial Gums is a useful reference for students and industrial researchers and engineers in chemical, industrial, and applied engineering, biochemistry, food technology, materials chemistry, pharmaceuticals, and biopolymers.