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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Potential and Actual Applications of a New Series of Starch-Oil Composites

Authors
item Eskins, Kenneth
item FANTA, GEORGE
item Erhan, Selim
item FELKER, FREDERICK

Submitted to: International News on Fats, Oils and Related Materials
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: November 25, 1997
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Fantesk is a composite of oil, starch, and water, which exhibits many useful properties. It can emulsify and microencapsulate many oily materials, such as vegetable oils, paraffins, waxes, rosins, and resins. It can exist in liquid gel and dry powder formulations and has applications in foods, seed coatings, oil well drilling, and other lubricants, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014