Corn as insulation?

Chris Carson carson at teosinte.agron.missouri.edu
Wed Nov 17 09:38:42 EST 1999


Of course, maize can be used for nearly anything!

You will find some info using the search engine at the USDA site:
http://www.usda.gov/
http://www.usda.gov:3000/compass

Using <corn material insulation> for the search words finds an abstract:

http://warp.nal.usda.gov:80/ttic/tektran/data/000009/21/0000092136.html

that is titled:
STARCH-BASED LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE: EFFECT OF STARCH SOURCE, PROCESSING
METHOD AND AGGREGATE GEOMETRY
with this quote:  "In addition, starches from corn were also effective."

Contacts for this research are listed in the abstract form.




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