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Microfibrillated cellulose - its barrier properties and applications in cellulosic materials: a review.
Interest in microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) has been increasing exponentially. During the last decade, this bio-based nanomaterial was essentially used in nanocomposites for its reinforcementExpand
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Cellulosic Bionanocomposites: A Review of Preparation, Properties and Applications
Cellulose is the most abundant biomass material in nature. Extracted from natural fibers, its hierarchical and multi-level organization allows different kinds of nanoscaled cellulosic fillers—calledExpand
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Production of cellulose nanofibrils: A review of recent advances
This review describes the recent advances-in production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF), otherwise known as nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC), microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) or cellulose nanofibers, aExpand
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Cellulose whiskers versus microfibrils: influence of the nature of the nanoparticle and its surface functionalization on the thermal and mechanical properties of nanocomposites.
In the present work, nanowhiskers and microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) both extracted from sisal were used to reinforce polycaprolactone (PCL). We report the influence of the nanoparticle's nature onExpand
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Water sorption behavior and gas barrier properties of cellulose whiskers and microfibrils films
Rod-like straight cellulose whiskers and long flexible entangled microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), both extracted from sisal fibers, were used to prepare cellulosic membranes. In view of theExpand
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In this work the annual plant called Luffa cylindrica (LC) has been characterized and used to prepare macroscopic lignocellulosic fibers and cellulosic nanoparticles, viz. microfibrillated celluloseExpand
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Nanofibrillated Cellulose Surface Modification: A Review
Interest in nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) has increased notably over recent decades. This bio-based nanomaterial has been used essentially in bionanocomposites or in paper thanks to its highExpand
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Renewable fibers and bio-based materials for packaging applications - A review of recent developments
This review describes the state-of-the-art of material derived from the forest sector with respect to its potential for use in the packaging industry. Some innovative approaches are highlighted. TheExpand
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Correlation between stiffness of sheets prepared from cellulose whiskers and nanoparticles dimensions
Abstract Impressive mechanical properties of cellulose nanocrystals or whiskers have generated great interest from the scientific community as shown by the huge amount of recent literature in thisExpand
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Thermal and mechanical properties of bio-nanocomposites reinforced by Luffa cylindrica cellulose nanocrystals.
Cellulose nanocrystals have been prepared by acid hydrolysis of Luffa cylindrica fibers. The acid-resistant residue consisted of rod-like nanoparticles with an average length an diameter around 242Expand
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