Biorefineries - Industrial Processes and Products: Status by Birgit Kamm, Patrick R. Gruber, Michael Kamm

By Birgit Kamm, Patrick R. Gruber, Michael Kamm

This can be the 1st ebook devoted to biorefineries and biobased commercial applied sciences, and, as such, is directed in the direction of the technological ideas of biorefineries, eco-friendly approaches, vegetation, recommendations, present and imminent biobased product strains, in addition to the industrial features. because the sizzling subject matters of eco-friendly chemistry and eco-friendly strategies are of a multidisciplinary curiosity, this booklet will profit the full spectrum of the method undefined, together with chemical engineers, approach engineers, gear building engineers, chemical undefined, chemists in undefined, and biotechnologists.The editors and authors are all the world over well-known specialists from and academia, together with Dr. Patrick Gruber, the previous vice chairman and leader know-how Officer of Cargill Dow, a winner of the U.S. Presidential eco-friendly Chemistry Award and holder of greater than forty patents.

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G. in the field of separation of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin, and utilization of the lignin in the chemical industry. Fig. 9 A possible general equation for conversion at the LCF biorefinery. 5 Biorefinery Systems and Design Fig. 10 Lignocellulosic feedstock biorefinery. An overview of potential products of an LCF biorefinery is shown in Fig. 11. In particular furfural and hydroxymethylfurfural are interesting products. Furfural is a starting material for production of Nylon 6,6 and Nylon 6.

3650 Westbrook Mall Vancouver, BC V6S 2L2 Canada Mark Rüsch gen. O. Box 1 1755 ZG Petten The Netherlands Julia Richter Institut für Chemie Universität Potsdam Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24–25 14476 Golm Germany Jens Riese McKinsey and Company Inc Munich Office Prinzregentenstraße 22 80538 München Germany Julian R. H. Ross University of Limerick Department of Chemical & Environmental Sciences Limerick Ireland Hans J. Schäfer Organisch-Chemisches Institut Universität Münster Corrensstraße 40 48149 Münster Germany Daniel J.

3 Situation Typical examples of this thinking were: · integrated industrial utilization of wood and straw [56]; · industrial utilization of fast growing wood-grass [57, 58]; · complex utilization of green biomass, for example grass and alfalfa, by agriculture and industry [59–61]; · corn wet-grinding procedures with associated biotechnological and chemical product lines [62]; · modern aspects of thermochemical biomass conversion [63]; · discussion of the concept “organic chemicals from biomass” with main focus on biotechnological methods and products (white biotechnology) [64–66] and industrial utilization of biomass [67].

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