Biological Treatment Processes for Urea and Formaldehyde Containing Wastewater
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Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment
© 2010 by Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. Approximately one million metric tons of urea-formaldehyde resin are produced annually all over the world. More than 70% of this urea-formaldehyde resin is consumed by the forest products industry. The resin is used in the production of an adhesive for bonding particleboard (61% of the urea-formaldehyde used in the industry), medium-density fiberboard (27%), hardwood plywood (5%), and as a laminating adhesive (7%) for bonding furniture case goods, overlays to panels, and interior flush doors, for example.
Gómez, José Luis Campos; Corral, Anuska Mosquera; Pampín, Ramón Méndez; and Hung, Yung Tse, "Biological Treatment Processes for Urea and Formaldehyde Containing Wastewater" (2009). Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty Publications. 185.