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Amphoteric Starch

Amphoteric starch is a modified starch that contains positively and negatively charged substituent groups. It is used as wet-end additives, surface sizing agent and coating agent in the paper mill industries. In the paper making process several materials are anionic such as wood Read more

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Cationic starch

Cationic starch is a modified starch. The cationic starches mainly used as wet-end starch. Although native starch can be used as wet-end starch, but cationic starches are more preferable. As the cationic starches are positively charged, they are easily attracted by the negatively Read more

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Starch

What is Starch Starch is a natural carbohydrate polymer. The molecular formulae of starch is (C6H10O5)n. Mainly starch is used in paper mill to improve dry strength and surface. Its molecular weight is very high. Native starch has a very high viscosity. On the other hand modified starch has lower Read more

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