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Technical Paper -
Trends in wood coatings are driven to waterborne systems and to renewable resources. Vegetable oils are well known for wood coatings, e.g. alkyds or polyurethane dispersions. In this context, fatty acid methyl esters turn out to be an alternative to technical fatty acids and vegetable oils. High contents of hydrophobic oil-based monomers require a sufficient understanding of the dispersion...