A trademark for a series of adhesives and binders. First marketed in 1932 by Borden, Casco (TM) glue was a white aqueous emulsion of casein. It was used as a wall sealant, wallpaper adhesive and a base for calcimine paint. Currently, there are a wide variety formulations for Casco (TM) glues, including rubber, polyvinyl acetate, casein, and hot-melts.
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Soluble in water.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942