Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Jute Seed Oil

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6614

n Obtained from the seed of Corchorus capsularis, grown chiefly in Indian, Egypt, and China. It contains linoleic and oleic acids. Iodine value, 103; sp gr, 0.921/15°C; saponification value, 185; acetyl value 27. (Langenheim JH (2003) Plant resins: Chemistry, evolution ecology and ethnobotany. Timber, Portland, OR; Paint: Pigment, drying oils, polymers, resins, naval stores, cellulosics esters, and ink vehicles, vol 3. American Society for Testing and Material, 2001).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA