Technical gelatins have many and varied applications.
These are similar in nature to the edible and pharmaceutical gelatins.
- Plant Fertilizers
- Laundry Detergents
- Detergent Capsules
- Sandpaper – Gelatin is the binder between the paper and the abrasive particles in sandpaper.
- Stem Cell Therapy
- Tissue Engineering
- Cages for bacteria
- Separator of contaminants
- A well -known use of gelatin for micro-encapsulation is in NCR (‘no carbon required’) papers.
- Spray drying and micro-encapsulation applications are numerous, and by using edible gelatins the process can be used in drugs, flavours and fragrances.