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Binder Formulations Utilizing Furanic Components

United States Patent Application

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Binder Formulations Utilizing Furanic Components
Broadly, the invention provides for a cold-box aggregate binder typically being a mixture of phenolic or urea resin and a furanic material selected from one or more of the group consisting of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF); 2,5-furan dimethylol (FDM); 2,5-furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA); 2,5-diformyl furan (DFF); FDCA monoalkyl ester (hemiester); FDM-ether; and HMF-ether; that cures in the presence of a catalyst gas.
Henry, Colleen M. (Dublin, OH), Schneider, James T. (Perry Township, OH), Kawczak, Alex W. (Dublin, OH), Clingerman, Michael C. (Hilliard, OH)
12/ 017,808
January 22, 2008