A soy-based adhesive is a type of adhesive formulated using soy flour and a proprietary cross-linking resin, which are blended together. The product is a water-based system. The resin reacts with the protein in the soy flour forming a durable, water-resistant thermoset adhesive that is comparable in strength and performance with petroleum-based adhesives.
Pressure-sensitive adhesives are used only on specific substrates for specific functions. The product is particularly designed for certain conditions and environments. The product works under extreme pressure conditions; as a result, the product is called a pressure-sensitive adhesive. Soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesives are non-reactive adhesives and perform only when the pressure is applied. The soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesive forms a bond under pressure; no solvent, water or heat is required to activate the adhesive. The product is used in pressure-sensitive tapes, labels, glue dots, note pads, automobile trim and a wide variety of other products.
With developments across industries, growing applications and the need for advanced technologies, there have been developments and advancements in the adhesive space. With new government regulations across the globe to protect animal and human life, the demand for bio-based and environmentally friendly adhesives has increased. Along with the rising demand for renewable products, there has been a demand for a new class of advanced adhesive products. A new class of renewable pressure-sensitive adhesive can be designed and developed from soybean oil.
This report presents an overview of the global market for soy-based adhesives. Analyses of global market trends use data from 2017 (considered the base year), 2018 and forecasts for 2023 with projections of CAGR for the forecast period.
The report discusses technological, regulatory, security and economic trends that affect the market. Further, it analyzes the major drivers and regional dynamics of the global soy-based adhesive market and current trends within the industry.
The Report Includes:
- An overview of the global soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesives market
- The regional analysis of the soy-based adhesives and their application markets (both value and volumetric data) covering major geographical regions of North America, Europe, APAC and Rest of the World
- Discussion of technological, regulatory, security and economic trends that affect the market
- Identification of segments with high growth potential and information on prospects of each segment with increasing newer applications
- Detailed profiles of the major vendors in the global soy-based adhesives market, including Cargill, Franklin Adhesives and Polymers, Iowa State University, Oregon State University, and Solenis
Chapter 1 Introduction
- Study Goal and Objectives
- Market Definition and Scope of the Report
- Intended Audience
- Research Methodology
- Geographic Breakdown
- Analyst's Credentials
- Related Reports
Chapter 2 Market Overview
- The ''Mussels Phenomenon''
- Advancements in Soy-Based Adhesive Technology and Applications
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Soy-Based Adhesives
- Technology Background
- Environmental Advantages of Soy-Based Adhesives
- Cost and Performance Benefits of Soy-Based Adhesives
- Advancements in Soy-Based Adhesives for Better Performance
- Upcoming Trends
Chapter 3 Use of Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives
- Technological Advancements
- Requirement for Adhesives for Wood Applications
- Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives for Wood Applications
- Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Used for Plywood Application
- Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Used for Oriented Strand Board Application
- Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Used for Particleboard Application
- Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives Used for Medium-Density Fiberboard Application
- Soy-Based Adhesive Developments
- Patents on Soy-Based Adhesives
Chapter 4 Soy-Based Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Market
- Market by Region
- Market Attractiveness
Chapter 5 Company Profiles
- Franklin Adhesives And Polymers
- Iowa State University
- Oregon State University
Chapter 6 Appendix: Acronyms
- Report Sources
List of Tables
Table 1: Advantages and Disadvantages of Soy-Based Adhesives
Table 2: Soy-Based Adhesive: Patent Analysis
Table 3: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, Through 2023
Table 4: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, Through 2023
Table 5: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, Through 2023
Table 6: Acronyms Used in This Report
Table 7: Report Sources
List of Figures
Figure 1: North American Market Shares of Soy-Based Adhesives, by Application, 2018
Figure 2: Adhesives Application in Plywood Production Process
Figure 3: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, 2017-2023
Figure 4: Global YOY Growth Rate of Soy-Based Adhesive Market, 2018-2023
Figure 5: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 6: Global Market Shares of Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, 2017 and 2023
Figure 7: Global Market for Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 8: Global Market Shares of Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, 2017 and 2023
Figure 9: Global Market Attractiveness of Soy-Based Adhesives, by Region, 2017-2023
Figure 10: Cargill: Revenue Share, by Region, 2018
An adhesive - also commonly known as glue, cement, mucilage or paste - is a non-metallic material that can join two or more substrates using the adhesion mechanism (mechanism between adhesive and substrate) and cohesive mechanism (mechanism between two adhesives). The types of adhesives vary, depending on the type of material to be joined and the condition under which the material is joined. Based on the physical and chemical properties of an adhesive, adhesives are used in many industries for various applications.
Soy-based adhesives are a type of adhesive formulated using soy flour and a proprietary crosslinking resin, which are blended together. The product is a water-based system. The resin reacts with the protein in the soy flour forming a durable, water-resistant thermoset adhesive that is comparable in strength and performance with petroleum-based adhesives.
Soybeans contain around 34% carbohydrates, 20% oil, 40% protein and 4.9% ash. Soy oil is comprised of saturated and unsaturated triglycerides, whereas soybean carbohydrates consist of complex polysaccharides including cellulose, hemicelluloses and pectin. About 18 amino acids can be found in soy protein. Major soybean products commercially available in the market are soybean oil, soy flour, defatted soybean meal, soy protein concentrate (SPC) and soy protein isolate (SPI).
A pressure-sensitive adhesive is formed by copolymerizing two or more substances. To manufacture this product, soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesive soybean oil is epoxidized and hydrolyzed selectively on the ester group to afford a mixture of epoxidized fatty acids. The epoxidized fatty acid mixture is then polymerized directly, without further purification, to yield hydroxyl-functionalized polymers. The strengths of the resulting polymer make the polymer suitable for pressure-sensitive applications. The soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesive has pell strength, loop track, shear strength and viscoelastic properties. The soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesive is fully bio-based and potentially biodegradable.
The preparation process of the product does not require any toxic solvent that is harmful to the environment or human and animal life.