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dc.contributor.author Abraham, E
dc.contributor.author Deepa, B
dc.contributor.author Pothan, LA
dc.contributor.author Jacob, M
dc.contributor.author Thomas, S
dc.contributor.author Cvelbar, U
dc.contributor.author Anandjiwala, R
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-07T09:16:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-07T09:16:11Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06
dc.identifier.citation Abraham, E, Deepa, B, Pothan, LA et al. 2011. Extraction of nanocellulose fibrils from lignocellulosic fibres: a novel approach. Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol 86(4), pp 1468– 1475 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0144-8617
dc.identifier.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861711005029
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/5372
dc.description Copyright: 2011 Elsevier. This is an ABSTRACT ONLY en_US
dc.description.abstract The objective of this work was to develop a simple process to obtain an aqueous stable colloid suspension of cellulose nano fibrils from various lignocellulosic fibres. For the preliminary analysis we have studied three different fibres: banana (pseudo stem), jute (stem) and pineapple leaf fibre (PALF). To study the feasibility of extracting cellulose from these raw fibres we have adopted steam explosion technique along with mild chemical treatment. These processes included usual chemical procedures such as alkaline extraction, bleaching, and acid hydrolysis but with a very mild concentration of the chemicals. The chemical constituents of the fibre in each processing step were determined by ASTM standard procedures. Morphological, spectroscopic and thermal analyses of the fibres were carried out and found that the isolation of cellulose nanofibres occurs in the final step of the processing stage and they possess improved thermal stability for various advanced nanotechnological application. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow request;7582
dc.subject Natural fibres en_US
dc.subject Steam explosion en_US
dc.subject Nanocellulose en_US
dc.subject Alkaline extraction en_US
dc.subject Lignocellulosic fibres en_US
dc.subject Carbohydrate polymers en_US
dc.subject Aqueous stable colloid suspension en_US
dc.title Extraction of nanocellulose fibrils from lignocellulosic fibres: a novel approach en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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