Mass balance on green liquor pre-pulping extraction of northeast mixed hardwood.

Abstract

A forest biorefinery configuration employing a hemicellulose pre-pulping extraction is being investigated that will retain pulp yields, reduce the organic and inorganic load for liquor recovery, and create a hemicellulose feed stream for the generation of biofuels and biomaterials. Current efforts are focused on developing extract production and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2010.03.004

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