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Valorization of olive stone and sugar cane bagasse by-products as biosorbents for the removal of cadmium from aqueous solution
Abstract Olive stone and sugar cane bagasse by-products were used as effective and green biosorbents for the removal of cadmium from aqueous solutions. The efficiency of the biosorbents wasExpand
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Emerging opportunities for the effective valorization of wastes and by-products generated during olive oil production process: Non-conventional methods for the recovery of high-added value compounds
Abstract Background A large amount of wastes and by-products are generated during olive oil production process. Traditionally, these products have been considered as a problem. However, theyExpand
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Kinetic model of solute aqueous extraction from Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) treated by pulsed electric field, electrical discharges and ultrasonic irradiations
Abstract This work investigates the aqueous extraction from Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) assisted by pulsed electric field (PEF), electrical discharges (ED) and ultrasound irradiations (UI). It aimsExpand
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Cornstarch and tannin in phenol–formaldehyde resins for plywood production
Abstract The aim of this work is to demonstrate the performances of cornstarch–quebracho tannin-based resins designed as adhesive in the plywood production. In this way, the cornstarch and quebrachoExpand
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Isolation and characterization of lignin from Moroccan sugar cane bagasse: Production of lignin–phenol-formaldehyde wood adhesive
Abstract lignin-based materials were isolated from Moroccan sugar cane bagasse after alkaline delignification. Sugar cane bagasse was subjected to hot water (70 °C) and alkaline aqueous solutionsExpand
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Development and optimization of a new formaldehyde-free cornstarch and tannin wood adhesive
AbstractThe development and optimization of a new, environment-friendly adhesive made from abundant and renewable cornstarch and tannin is described in this study. At present, the production of woodExpand
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Physical properties and termite durability of maritime pine Pinus pinaster Ait., heat-treated under vacuum pressure
An original heat treatment performed under vacuum pressure was investigated. Maritime pine samples were treated at six different temperatures: 140, 160, 180, 200, 230 and 260°C. The physical andExpand
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Structural and thermal characterization of Moroccan sugar cane bagasse cellulose fibers and their applications as a reinforcing agent in low density polyethylene
Abstract Cellulose fibers were isolated from Moroccan sugar cane bagasse by using three distinct stages. Firstly bagasse was subjected to (1) a hot water (70 °C) treatment to eliminate hemicellulose,Expand
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Quantitative assessment of total phenol contents of European oak (Quercus petraea and Quercus robur) by diffuse reflectance NIR spectroscopy on solid wood surfaces
Abstract Near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) combined with multivariate analysis techniques was applied to assess phenol content of European oak. NIRS data were firstly collected directly from solidExpand
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Corn flour-mimosa tannin-based adhesives without formaldehyde for interior particleboard production
A formaldehyde-free adhesive consisting of a corn flour/NaOH adhesive mixture and a mimosa tannin/hexamine intermediate component was developed and evaluated for application to wood panels such asExpand
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