Quality evaluation of dissolving pulp fabricated from banana plant stem and its potential for biorefinery

Quality evaluation of dissolving pulp fabricated from banana plant stem and its potential for... •Dissolving grade pulp was fabricated from banana plant stem.•The highest α-cellulose was 94.2% with 78.6% brightness.•The optimal pulping type was kraft pulping following pre-hydrolysis at 150°C for 90min.•It was found to be difficult to bleach banana plant stem kraft pulp by H2O2 keeping the level of viscosity high. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Carbohydrate Polymers Elsevier

Quality evaluation of dissolving pulp fabricated from banana plant stem and its potential for biorefinery

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
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0144-8617
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10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.03.103
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Abstract

•Dissolving grade pulp was fabricated from banana plant stem.•The highest α-cellulose was 94.2% with 78.6% brightness.•The optimal pulping type was kraft pulping following pre-hydrolysis at 150°C for 90min.•It was found to be difficult to bleach banana plant stem kraft pulp by H2O2 keeping the level of viscosity high.

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Carbohydrate PolymersElsevier

Published: Aug 20, 2016

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