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Correlation of chemical, structural and thermal properties of natural fibres for their sustainable exploitation
KTH Royal Institute of Technology / Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-0252-337X
KTH Royal Institute of Technology / Wallenberg Wood Science Centre (WWSC).ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3572-7798
University of Skövde. KTH Royal Institute of Technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5394-7850
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain.
2014 (English)In: Carbohydrate Polymers, ISSN 0144-8617, E-ISSN 1879-1344, Vol. 112, p. 422-431Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The potential of lignocellulosic natural fibres as renewable resources for thermal conversion and material reinforcement is largely dependent on the correlation between their chemical composition, crystalline structure and thermal decomposition properties. Significant differences were observed in the chemical composition of cotton, flax, hemp, kenaf and jute natural fibres in terms of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin content, which influence their morphology, thermal properties and pyrolysis product distribution. A suitable methodology to study the kinetics of the thermal decomposition process of lignocellulosic fibres is proposed combining different models (Friedman, Flynn-Wall-Ozawa, Criado and Coats-Redfern). Cellulose pyrolysis can be modelled with similar kinetic parameters for all the natural fibres whereas the kinetic parameters for hemicellulose pyrolysis show intrinsic differences that can be assigned to the heterogeneous hemicellulose sugar composition in each natural fibre. This study provides the ground to critically select the most promising fibres to be used either for biofuel or material applications.

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2014. Vol. 112, p. 422-431
Keywords [en]
Natural fibres, Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Lignin, Crystalline content, Thermal properties
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Polymer Technologies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-15869DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.06.009ISI: 000341464600056Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84903648921OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-15869DiVA, id: diva2:1228941
Available from: 2014-10-16 Created: 2018-06-29 Last updated: 2018-08-14Bibliographically approved

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