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  • Natural adhesives
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    Natural adhesives are made from organic sources such as vegetable starch (dextrin), natural resins, or animals (e.g. the milk protein casein[28] and hide-based animal glues). These are often referred to as bioadhesives.

  • Synthetic adhesives
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    Synthetic adhesives are based on elastomers, thermoplastics, emulsions, and thermosets. Examples of thermosetting adhesives are: epoxy, polyurethane, cyanoacrylate and acrylic polymers.