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Enzymatic and chemical treatments to obtain pulps with high-cellulose content

Author
Quintana, E.
Type of activity
Theses
Other related units
Department of Textile and Paper Engineering
Defense's date
2016-10-19
Award
2018 UPC Phd award
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/105816 Open in new window
URL
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/105816 Open in new window
Abstract
Cellulose is the most abundant polymer in the Earth and recently has gained wide interest as a source for new products with distinct processing and quality requirements compared to conventional processes for obtaining pulp and paper. The restrictions on cotton cultivation and the increase of dissolving pulp manufacturing provide new opportunities to cellulose polymer. In addition, compared to petroleum based chemicals, cellulose enables sustainable approaches and environmentally friendly product...
Group of research
CELBIOTECH - Research Group: Paper Engineering
Citation
Quintana, E. "Enzymatic and chemical treatments to obtain pulps with high-cellulose content". Tesi doctoral, UPC, Departament d'Enginyeria Tèxtil i Paperera, 2016.

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