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1. Current breakthroughs in the hardwood biorefineries: hydrothermal processing for the co-production of xylooligosaccharides and bioethanol.

The development of lignocellulosic biorefineries requires a first stage of pretreatment which enables the efficient valorization of all fractions present in this renewable material. In this sense, this review aims to show the main advantages of hydrothermal treatment as a first step of a...

Author(s) : Río, P. G. del; Gullón, B.; Wu Jie; Saddler, J.; Garrote, G.; Romaní, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.130

2. Application of UF adhesives containing unmodified and phosphate-modified cellulose microfibers in the manufacturing of particleboard composites.

In recent years, the application of cellulose derivative materials as reinforcement in wood adhesives has attracted considerable attention. This study aimed to explore the characteristics of cellulose microfibers (CMF) and phosphorylated cellulose microfibers (P-CMF) successfully extracted from...

Author(s) : Ait Benhamou, A.; Boussetta, A.; Kassab, Z.; Nadifiyine, M.; Sehaqui, H.; El-Achaby, M.; Moubarik, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.90

3. Dialdehyde starch reinforced polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol resin for impregnated decorative paper with improved toughness and ultra-low formaldehyde emission.

To solve the problems of brittleness and formaldehyde emission of melamine-formaldehyde (MF) impregnated decorative paper, a polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol (PEG)-dialdehyde starch (DAS) was used to modify MF. The impregnation adhesive was characterized and the properties of impregnated decorative ...

Author(s) : Liu Ru; Liang Min; Xu JianFeng; Wang Jin; Long Ling; Ni YongHao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.40

4. Camellia meal-based formaldehyde-free adhesive with self-crosslinking, and anti-mildew performance.

The development of eco-friendly adhesives from renewable biomass materials has attracted considerable attention in recent years. Many researchers continue to study and use expensive chemical crosslinking agents that release toxic VOCs and use environmentally unfriendly mildew-proofing agents that...

Author(s) : Wang HanZhang; Chen GuoLiang; Zhang Shifeng; Zhang Wei; Wu Hong; Li ChangZhu; Xiao ZhiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.64

5. Impregnation of phytic acid into the delignified wood to realize excellent flame retardant.

Introducing bio-based acid sources into the cellulose lumens is an effective way to enhance the flame retardant of wooden products. The wood was delignified at first and then phytic acid (PA) was adsorbed solely into the vessels of the wood. With only 8.0 wt% addition of PA, the highly flame...

Author(s) : Wang KaiHao; Meng Dan; Wang ShuHeng; Sun Jun; Li HongFei; Gu XiaoYu; Zhang Sheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.37

6. Bio-based composites fabricated from wood fibers through self-bonding technology.

Green composite processing technology of wood fibers is an inevitable choice for global sustainable development. In this research, waste poplar powder with different particle sizes was used to prepare glue-free biocomposites with good mechanical and waterproof properties by hot-molding. The...

Author(s) : Ye HaoRan; Wang Yang; Yu QingHan; Ge ShengBo; Fan Wei; Zhang MingLong; Huang ZhenHua; Manzo Maurizio; Cai LiPing; Wang LiShu; Xia ChangLei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 4

7. Preparation and characterization of a water-resistant polyamide-oxidized starch-methyl methacrylate eco-friendly wood adhesive.

A water-resistant polyamide-oxidized starch-methyl methacrylate (P-OS-M) adhesive with zero formaldehyde-emission was successfully synthesized, using natural corn starch, KMnO4, polyamide and methyl methacrylate as raw material, oxidant, crosslinking agent and comonomer, respectively. The P-OS-M25...

Author(s) : Su MengDie; Wu JinFu; Pan PeiDi; Wang HaiJun

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.194 pp.763-769

8. Incidence of domestic subsidies vs. export taxes: an equilibrium displacement model of log and lumber markets in Oregon.

Governments have used policies such as taxes on the exports of unprocessed wood products and subsidies to domestic manufacturers to improve the competitiveness of domestic industries with the goal of supporting economic activities especially in rural areas. Newer motivations for policy...

Author(s) : Zhai, J.; Kuusela, O. P.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.55

9. Particle image velocimetry and digital image correlation for determining the elasticity modulus in wood.

Several non-destructive testing techniques have been improved and tested in recent years. The non-destructive testing techniques using particle image velocimetry (PIV) and digital image correlation (DIC) differ from conventional testing techniques, as they allow making measurements indirectly. In...

Author(s) : Lima, C. H.; Gomes, F. C.; Pereira, R. A.; Rivera, F. P.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.6 ref.17

10. Preparation of glycidyl methacrylate grafted starch adhesive to apply in high-performance and environment-friendly plywood.

In this paper, cassava starch was used as the main raw material to prepare high performance and environment-friendly starch-based adhesive. Starch was grafted with glycidyl methacrylate (GMA), and then cross-linked with sodium trimetaphosphate (STMP). Before preparation of plywood, polyaryl...

Author(s) : Chen XiaoJian; Sun Ce; Wang Qiong; Tan HaiYan; Zhang YanHua

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.194 pp.954-961 ref.39

11. COVID-19 impacts on U.S. lumber markets.

The Covid-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented increase in the U.S. price of softwood lumber by more than 300%. The reasons for this increase have been attributed to constraints on supply caused by pandemic-induced labor shortages, and increased demand for lumber caused by a Covid-19 related boom in ...

Author(s) : Kooten, G. C. van; Schmitz, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.12

12. Fuel pellets for heat and electric power generation.

Fuel pellets (pellets) gradually become one from traditional fuels to obtain heat and electricity, as well as - industrial steam in various industries. This paper discusses the current situation in Western Europe and how it might develop in the future.

Author(s) : Perederiĭ, S.

Publisher : LespromInform, St. Petersburg, Russia

Journal article : LespromInform 2021 No.5 pp.106-107

13. Biological and chemical remediation of CCA treated eucalypt poles after 30 years in service.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of biological and chemical remediation of chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treated Corymbia citriodora poles, removed from service after 30 years. The presence of arsenic (As), chromium (Cr) and copper (Cu) was quantified by inductively coupled...

Author(s) : Costa, L. G. da; Brocco, V. F.; Paes, J. B.; Kirker, G. T.; Bishell, A. B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 1 ref.54

14. Factors influencing modern timber structure building development in China.

In China, modern timber structure (MTS) has great market potential as an advanced architectural technology and corresponds to the direction of construction industrialization. However, the MTS building sector is still developing slowly, despite previous efforts by the Chinese government to promote...

Author(s) : Du Qiang; Zhang RunNan; Cai ChangLu; Jin LiangWei

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.52

15. Spatial dynamics of firewood and charcoal production in Brazil.

Firewood and charcoal are widely used as solid fuels in thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy generation processes in Brazil. Their production comes from silviculture or extractivism. The objective of the present study is to verify whether the expansion of forestry crops, mainly of eucalyptus, ...

Author(s) : Bichel, A.; Telles, T. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

16. Social acceptance of forest-based bioeconomy - Swedish consumers' perspectives on a low carbon transition.

The concept of the bioeconomy is associated with sustainable development changes and involves transitions in both production and consumption within systems. Many of these transitions relate to using renewable resources, like forest biomass, to meet basic needs, such as food, energy and housing....

Author(s) : Nagy, E.; Rustas, C. B.; Mark-Herbert, C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.55

17. Impact of high-pressure impregnation and fire protective coatings on the reaction to fire performance of birch plywood.

Birch plywood has a wide range of applications for interior and exterior use. The demand for plywood with improved fire protection properties and good visual appearance is increasing year by year. The impregnation at high pressure of the whole plywood panels is one of the options to achieve it. The ...

Author(s) : Rudzīte, S.; Bukšāns, E.

Publisher : Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

Journal article : Rural Sustainability Research 2021 Vol.45 pp.65-75 ref.22

18. Recent developments in bio-based adhesives from renewable natural resources.

Wood-based panels play an important role in the furniture and decoration industries worldwide. However, the adhesives used in the manufacture of those panels are a subject of concern. Therefore, the aim of this study is twofold: (i) to critically analyze the available reports on the formulation of...

Author(s) : Arias, A.; González-Rodríguez, S.; I. Barros, M. V.; Salvador, R.; Francisco, A. C. de; Piekarski, C. M.; Moreira, M. T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.314

19. Timber for future? Attitudes towards timber construction by young millennials in Austria - marketing implications from a representative study.

As the mitigation of climate change becomes critical, the public perception of wood as a sustainable building material that can facilitate the shift towards a bio-based economy is crucial to consider. This study aimed to explore the attitudes towards timber construction among young millennials in...

Author(s) : Petruch, M.; Walcher, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.294 ref.many

20. Thermo-catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and high-density polyethylene for improving the yield and quality of pyrolysis liquid.

The overall goal of this research was to study the effects of temperature and pine-to-HDPE ratios on the pyrolysis products. Catalytic co-pyrolysis of pine and HDPE was carried out in a double-column staged reactor, wherein the temperature was varied as 450°C, 500°C, and 550°C for each pine/HDPE...

Author(s) : Rahman, M. H.; Bhoi, P. R.; Saha, A.; Patil, V.; Adhikari, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Energy (Oxford) 2021 Vol.225

21. Pretreatment of bio-oil with ion exchange resin to improve fuel quality and reduce char during hydrodeoxygenation upgrading with Pt/C.

To obtain high-quality biofuel, bio-oil obtained from fast pyrolysis of woody biomass was pretreated with ion exchange resin (amberlyst 36) at 50°C, 100°C, and 150°C, and then the recovered liquid product was upgraded using hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) with Pt/C at 300°C. After the two-stage upgrading, ...

Author(s) : Oh Shinyoung; Choi InGyu; Choi, J. W.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Environmental Technology 2021 Vol.42 No.7 pp.1132-1144 ref.40

22. Empirical analysis of fuelwood consumptions and its environmental implications in rural sub-city, Southern Ethiopia.

Consumption of fuelwood contributes to forest degradation and greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries. The aim of the present study was to assess the household energy sources and their contribution to climate change. Multi-stage sampling procedure was employed to select sample households....

Author(s) : Yigezu, Z. D.; Jawo, T. O.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Sustainable Energy 2021 Vol.40 No.5 pp.448-459 ref.53

23. Improvement of linear positioning of acoustic emission source on wood surface by wavelet spectral whitening.

Aiming at the problem that the signal noise significantly affects the positioning accuracy of the acoustic emission source on the wood surface, we proposed a linear positioning algorithm for the AE source on the wood surface using wavelet whitening and signal cross-correlation analysis. First,...

Author(s) : Li XiaoSong; Deng TingTing; Wang MingHua; Li Ming

Publisher : Editorial Board of Journal of NEFU, Harbin, China

Journal article : Journal of Northeast Forestry University 2021 Vol.49 No.6 pp.102-106 ref.14

24. Properties of PA6 microfiber/ZB reinforced shell co-extruded WPC composites.

The co-extruded wood plastic composites(Co-WPCs) with core-shell structure were prepared by adding zinc borate(ZB) and polyamide-6(PA6) microfiber into the shell layer. The morphology, profile density, mechanical properties, water resistance, and flame retardance of the composites were tested,...

Author(s) : Qiu PingPing; Guo ShiYu; Zhang XueFeng; Wang QingWen; Liu Tian

Publisher : Editorial Board of Journal of NEFU, Harbin, China

Journal article : Journal of Northeast Forestry University 2021 Vol.49 No.6 pp.107-113 ref.15

25. Effect of silicate modification on the adhesion of water-based paint film on the surface of Chinese fir.

In order to find out the effect of silicate impregnation on the adhesion of water-based paint film on the surface of Chinese fir, the contact angle of the modified Chinese fir was tested with water-based paint as the test drop. The film adhesion of two kinds of common water-borne paint on the...

Author(s) : Li Ping; Zhang Yuan; Zhou Ya; Wu YiQiang; Lü JianXiong; Zuo YingFeng

Publisher : Editorial Board of Journal of NEFU, Harbin, China

Journal article : Journal of Northeast Forestry University 2021 Vol.49 No.6 pp.114-118 ref.16