Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials

Author: David N.-S. Hon
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824794729
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This volume emphasizes the growing need for wood products with advanced engineering properties. It details the fundamental principles of cellulose technology and presents current techniques to modifying the basic chemistry of lignocellulosic materials. The work: discusses the cost-efficient use of cellulose derivatives in a variety of commodities; highlights the chemical modification of wood by methods such as etherification, esterification and thermoplasticization; considers recent progress in the lignocellulosic liquefaction of wood; and more.

Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials

Author: DavidN.-S. Hon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351461478
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This volume emphasizes the growing need for wood products with advanced engineering properties. It details the fundamental principles of cellulose technology and presents current techniques to modifying the basic chemistry of lignocellulosic materials. The work: discusses the cost-efficient use of cellulose derivatives in a variety of commodities; highlights the chemical modification of wood by methods such as etherification, esterification and thermoplasticization; considers recent progress in the lignocellulosic liquefaction of wood; and more.

Chemical Modification Properties and Usage of Lignin

Author: Thomas Q. Hu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306467691
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This volume covers recent developments in chemical modification and utilization of lignin as a component of polymeric materials such as starch films, conducting polymers, polyurethanes and thermoplastics, and as a key building block to make carbon fibers, soil conditioners, nitrogenous fertilizers, and pulping catalysts. It also describes recent advances in chemical modification of lignin aimed at the photostabilization and upgrading of lignin-rich mechanical wood pulp and paper.

Lignocellulosic Fibers and Wood Handbook

Author: Mohamed Naceur Belgacem
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118773551
Format: PDF
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This book will focus on lignocellulosic fibres as a raw material for several applications. It will start with wood chemistry and morphology. Then, some fibre isolation processes will be given, before moving to composites, panel and paper manufacturing, characterization and aging.

Lignocellulosic plastics Composites

Author: Alcides Lopes Leaõ
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Utilization of natural fibers: characterization, modification and applications. Utilization of natural fibers in plastic composites: problems and opportunities. Interfacial adhesion and dispersion in biobased composites. Molecular interations between cellulose and other polymers. Cold plasma state: a new approach to improve surface adhesion in lignocellulosic-plastic composites. Fire retardants in lignocellulosics composites. Organosolv delignification of lignocellulosic materials: preparation and characterization of lignin and cellulose derivatives. Automotive applications of natural fiber composites. Chemical modification of fibers for plastics reinforcement in composites. Chemical modification of lignocellulosic materials: the utilization of natural fibers as polymer reinforcement. Sisal fiber: morphology and applications in polymer composites. The potential of natural fibers in Europe: industrial applications. Sugar cane bagasse: utilization for production of composites: the state of art in Cuba. Utilization of black wattle bark and tannin liquefied in phenol in the preparation of resol-type adhesives. Natural fibers in Brazil: utilization, perspectives and processing for sisal, ramie, jute kenaf and allied fibers for composites production. Jute/resin/sand blocks for tropical housing. Biomass-cement composites: the Unicamp experience. Potential of utilization of lignocellulosic residues from cassava industrialization for application in composites for packaging.

Crystalline Cellulose and Derivatives

Author: Peter Zugenmaier
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540739340
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Cellulose as an abundant renewable material has stimulated basic and applied research that has resulted in significant progress in polymer science. This book discusses reliable crystal structures of all cellulose polymorphs and cellulose derivatives. Models are represented in graphs, together with a collection of geometrical data and the atomic coordinates. This book is a concise guide for members of the materials and life sciences communities interested in cellulose and related materials.

Agricultural and Synthetic Polymers

Author: J. Edward Glass
Publisher: Amer Chemical Society
ISBN:
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This timely book presents an unbiased review of biodegradable synthetic polymers and polymers from renewable resources. It examines the state-of-the-art in commodity plastics degradation and disposal, and the greater utilization of agricultural polymers in industrial applications. Biodegradation, photodegradation, and chemical degradation are addressed and various uses for agricultural polymers are explored, including synthesis of rubber from guayule rubber; modification of lignocellulosic fibers to produce high performance composites; modification of cellulose as liquid crystals; and specialty starches for use in the paper industry.

Esterification of Polysaccharides

Author: Thomas Heinze
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540321128
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This book provides a first comprehensive summary of acylation methods in a very practical manner. The coverage includes new developments not yet summarized in book form, and reviews spectroscopic methods, in particular FTIR- and NMR spectroscopy including two dimensional methods.

Lignocellulosic Polymer Composites

Author: Vijay Kumar Thakur
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118773985
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The book presents emerging economic and environmentally friendly lignocellulosic polymer composites materials that are free from side effects studied in the traditional synthetic materials. This book brings together panels of highly-accomplished leading experts in the field of lignocellulosic polymers & composites from academia, government, as well as research institutions across the globe and encompasses basic studies including preparation, characterization, properties and theory of polymers along with applications addressing new emerging topics of novel issues. Provide basic information and clear understanding of the present state and the growing utility of lignocellulosic materials from different natural resources Includes contributions from world-renowned experts on lignocellulosic polymer composites and discusses the combination of different kinds of lignocellulosic materials from natural resources Discusses the fundamental properties and applications of lignocellulosic polymers in comparison to traditional synthetic materials Explores various processing/ mechanical/ physic-chemical aspects of lignocellulosic polymer composites