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Title: Cellulosic ethanol byproducts as a bulking agent

Source: TAPPI Journal. 16(1): 37-43.

Author(s)Considine, J.M.; Coffin, D.; Zhu, J.Y.; Mann, D.H.; Tang, X.

Publication Year: 2017  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4709-1B

Abstract: Financial enhancement of biomass value prior to pulping requires subsequent use of remaining materials; e.g., high value use of remaining stock material after cellulosic ethanol production would improve the economics for cellulosic ethanol. In this work, use of enzymatic hydrolysis residual solids (EHRS), a cellulosic ethanol byproduct, were investigated as a bulking agent. The study examined the effect across several grammages, 20 g/m2 -200 g/m2, and EHRS substitution levels, 10%, 15%, and 20%. EHRS retention was examined with light scattering. EHRS loading increased bulk while reducing tensile strength, compression strength, and stiffness.

Keywords: Cellulosic ethanol; strength; stiffness; bulk; light scattering; light absorption

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 1,024 kb(s)

Date posted: 06/28/2017

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RITS Product ID: 84990
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Considine, John M.
Materials Research Engineer
Zhu, JunYong
Research General Engineer
 

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