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Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums
(Formerly Indian Lac Research Institute)
Namkum, Ranchi - 834 010

Estd : September 20, 1924



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  Natural Resins
Natural Resins - are solid or semi-solid materials, usually a complex mixture of organic compounds called terpenes. These are insoluble in water but soluble in certain organic solvents.

Examples : Lac (source - insects)

Rosin, Dammer etc. (source - plants)




Appication areas - Paints, varnishes, food, pharmaceuticals, adhesives, lacquers, cosmetics etc.



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