Biopolyols obtained via crude glycerol-based liquefaction of cellulose: their structural, rheological and thermal characterization (English)

In: Cellulose   ;  23 ,  5  ;  2929-2942  ;  2016

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Abstract In this work lignocellulose biomass liquefaction was used to produce biopolyols suitable for the manufacturing of rigid polyurethane foams. In order to better evaluate the mechanism of the process, pure cellulose was applied as a raw material. The effect of time and temperature on the effectiveness of liquefaction and the parameters of resulting biopolyols were characterized. The prepared materials were analyzed in terms of their chemical structure, rheology, thermal and oxidative stability, and basic physical and mechanical properties that are important from the point of view of polyurethane manufacturing. The optimal parameters for the biopolyol production with a 94 % yield were achieved at 150 °C for a 6-h reaction duration. The obtained polyols were characterized by the hydroxyl number of 643 mg KOH/g and enhanced thermal and oxidative stability compared to the polyols obtained at lower temperatures, which is associated with the altered mechanism of liquefaction. The results of rheological tests, analyzed with the use of Ostwald-de Waele and Herschel Bulkley models, revealed that the prepared biopolyols can be classified as pseudoplastic fluids with the viscosity values similar to those of commercially available products. Rigid foams obtained via partial substitution of petrochemical polyol with prepared bio-based one were characterized by slightly increased apparent density and average cell size comparing to unmodified materials. The best mechanical performance was observed for the sample containing 35 wt% of biopolyol in the polyol mixture, which indicates a synergistic effect between the applied polyols. The applied modification delayed thermal degradation of foams due to changes in thermal decomposition process. In conclusion, the presented work confirms that lignocellulose biomass liquefaction can be successfully applied as a manufacturing method of polyols later used in the production of polyurethanes.

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Role of energy irradiation in aiding pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass for improving reducing sugar recovery
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2791
Durable antimicrobial cotton textiles modified with inorganic nanoparticles
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2809
Cellulose nanosheets induced by mechanical impacts under hydrophobic environment
Zhao, Mengmeng / Kuga, Shigenori / Jiang, Shidong / Wu, Min / Huang, Yong | 2016
2819
Revision of adsorption models of xyloglucan on microcrystalline cellulose
Myśliwiec, Dawid / Chylińska, Monika / Szymańska-Chargot, Monika / Chibowski, Stanisław / Zdunek, Artur | 2016
2831
X-ray absorption and diffraction analysis for determination of the amount of calcium carbonate and porosity in paper sheets
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2841
Structure of the right-handed helical crystal ribbon and multilevel fibrils in a tube fiber from a coir fiber
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2853
Cellulose ternary photonic crystal created by solution processing
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2863
Per-O-acylation of xylan at room temperature in dimethylsulfoxide/N-methylimidazole
Zhang, Xueqin / Zhang, Aiping / Liu, Chuanfu / Ren, Junli | 2016
2877
Extensional rheology of cellulose/NaOH/urea/H2O solutions
Lu, Fei / Zhang, Chao / Kang, Hongliang / Huang, Yong / Liu, Ruigang | 2016
2887
Products of low-temperature pyrolysis of nanocellulose esters and implications for the mechanism of thermal stabilization
Agustin, Melissa B. / Nakatsubo, Fumiaki / Yano, Hiroyuki | 2016
2905
Physicochemical and thermal properties of lignocellulosic fiber from sugar palm fibers: effect of treatment
Rashid, Bushra / Leman, Z. / Jawaid, M. / Ghazali, M. J. / Ishak, M. R. | 2016
2917
Modification of microcrystalline cellulose with pyridone derivatives for removal of cationic dyes from aqueous solutions
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2929
Biopolyols obtained via crude glycerol-based liquefaction of cellulose: their structural, rheological and thermal characterization
Kosmela, Paulina / Hejna, Aleksander / Formela, Krzysztof / Haponiuk, Józef T. / Piszczyk, Łukasz | 2016
2943
Shear rheology of micro-fibrillar cellulose aqueous suspensions
Shafiei-Sabet, Sadaf / Martinez, Mark / Olson, James | 2016
2955
Cellulose nanocrystal surface functionalization for the controlled sorption of water and organic vapours
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2971
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2989
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3001
Rheological behavior of highly loaded cellulose nanocrystal/poly(vinyl alcohol) composite suspensions
Meree, Caitlin E. / Schueneman, Gregory T. / Meredith, J. Carson / Shofner, Meisha L. | 2016
3013
Rheological behavior and particle suspension capability of guar gum: sodium tetraborate decahydrate gels containing cellulose nanofibrils
Sun, Chenggui / Boluk, Yaman | 2016
3023
Nanocellulose characteristics from the inner and outer layer of banana pseudo-stem prepared by TEMPO-mediated oxidation
Faradilla, R. H. Fitri / Lee, George / Rawal, Aditya / Hutomo, Try / Stenzel, Martina H. / Arcot, Jayashree | 2016
3039
Preparation of nanocellulose from a kenaf core using E-beam irradiation and acid hydrolysis
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3051
Gel point as a measure of cellulose nanofibre quality and feedstock development with mechanical energy
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3065
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3077
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3089
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3105
Spherical nanocomposite particles prepared from mixed cellulose–chitosan solutions
Yang, Jiayi / Duan, Jiangjiang / Zhang, Lina / Lindman, Björn / Edlund, Håkan / Norgren, Magnus | 2016
3117
Copper nanoparticles-sputtered bacterial cellulose nanocomposites displaying enhanced electromagnetic shielding, thermal, conduction, and mechanical properties
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3129
Hemicellulose-reinforced nanocellulose hydrogels for wound healing application
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3145
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3157
Processing and structure–property relationships of natural rubber/wheat bran biocomposites
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3177
Humidity sensing performance of spin coated polyaniline–carboxymethyl cellulose composite at room temperature
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3187
In vitro biodegradability of bacterial cellulose by cellulase in simulated body fluid and compatibility in vivo
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3199
Preparation of antibacterial self-reinforced zinc oxide–cellulose composite by the synthesis of ZnO in partially dissolved cellulose
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3209
Use of oxidized regenerated cellulose as bactericidal filler for food packaging applications
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3221
Softwood-based sponge gels
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3239
Characterization of wet-electrospun cellulose acetate based 3-dimensional scaffolds for skin tissue engineering applications: influence of cellulose acetate concentration
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3249
Influence of surface modification of wood with octadecyltrichlorosilane on its dimensional stability and resistance against Coniophora puteana and molds
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3265
Gellan gum hybrid hydrogels for the cleaning of paper artworks contaminated with Aspergillus versicolor
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3281
Characteristics of high yield pulp fibers by xylanase treatment
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3291
Optimized preparation of electrically conductive cotton fabric by an industrialized exhaustion dyeing with reduced graphene oxide
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3301
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Vasiljević, Jelena / Zorko, Milena / Tomšič, Brigita / Jerman, Ivan / Simončič, Barbara | 2016
3319
Real-time dyebath monitoring of reactive dyeing on cationized cotton for levelness control: part 1—influence of dye structure, temperature, and addition of soda ash
Fu, Sha / Farrell, Matthew J. / Hauser, Peter J. / Hinks, David / Jasper, Warren J. / Ankeny, Mary A. | 2016
3331
Capillary electrophoretic profiling of wood-based oligosaccharides
Hiltunen, Salla / Sirén, Heli / Heiskanen, Isto / Backfolk, Kaj | 2016
3341
Unique nanobrick wall nanocoating for flame-retardant cotton fabric via layer-by-layer assembly technique
Fang, Fei / Tong, Bin / Du, Tianxiang / Zhang, Xian / Meng, Yuedong / Liu, Xianglan / Tian, Xingyou | 2016
3355
Treatment of cotton fabrics by ionic liquid with PF6 − anion for enhancing their flame retardancy and water repellency
Boukhriss, Aicha / Gmouh, Said / Hannach, Hassan / Roblin, Jean-Philippe / Cherkaoui, Omar / Boyer, Damien | 2016
3365
Paper-based magnetics: matching paper with permalloy
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3377
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3389
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