Properties of zein films coated with drying oils.

@article{Wang2005PropertiesOZ,
  title={Properties of zein films coated with drying oils.},
  author={Qin Wang and Graciela Wild Padua},
  journal={Journal of agricultural and food chemistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={3444-8}
}
Zein films prepared by resin were coated with either flax oil or tung oil and cured by UV- or gamma-radiation. Coated zein films were then evaluated for tensile and water barrier properties. Film microstructure was examined by transmitted light microscope. Tensile strength, elongation, and toughness of oil-coated samples increased substantially with respect to uncoated films. Flax oil coated samples showed an increase in elongation of 300%. It was suggested that oil coatings fill in pinholes… CONTINUE READING

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