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Tamarind Kernel powder is rich in carbohydrates as well as protein so it is also used for producing adhesives and TKP also acts as filler for adhesives in the plywood industry, where seeds are grounded, boiled and mixed with gum, produces strong wood cement.

Tamarind Kernel Powder utilization for production of industrial adhesive

The rich content of carbohydrate and protein makes it suitable for the production of adhesives and basic manufacturing process of adhesive includes tamarind kernel powder which is mixed with hot water 200%, glucose 5%, formalin 4%, and sodium carbonate 12% by weight. And resulted adhesive prepared said to have good strength qualities equal to that of commercially adhesive product.