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    • Preparation of polyurethane from lignin and crude glycerol 

      Muller, L.C.; Marx, S.; Chiyanzu, I.; Vosloo, H. (ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2015)
      Polyurethane foam (PUF) was prepared by a novel approach, using a renewable polyol derived from only biofuel production by-products, lignin and crude glycerol. This could potentially be a high value bio-refinery application ...
    • Production of bio-degradable polyurethane foam from sugarcane bagasse and biodiesel-derived crude glycerine 

      Marx, Sanette; Odendaal, Wilmar; Williams, Anné; Vermeulen, Urban; Grobler, Anne; Muller, L.C. (ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, 2015)
      As the threat of the depletion of fossil based fuels becomes more of a reality, there is a need to find alternative carbon sources for the production of a wide range of chemicals, polymers and plastics. One plastic that ...