Cellulose nanofibrils - a class of materials with unique properties and many potential applications

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    Abstract

    Cellulose micro- and nanofibrils have been a material of interest in industry for several decades. Recent technological advances have enabled their production at industrial scale, thus providing materials suitable for a number of industrial applications. A short introduction to the processing, research areas and potential applications of cellulose micro- and nanofibrils are given.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProduction and applications of cellulose nanomaterials
    EditorsMichael T. Postek, Robert J. Moon, Alan W. Rudie, Michael A. Bilodeau
    PublisherTAPPI Press
    Chapter2
    Pages169-174
    ISBN (Print)978-1-59510-224-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Keywords

    • cellulose microfibrils
    • cellulose nanofibrils
    • properties
    • applications

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    Kangas, H. (2013). Cellulose nanofibrils - a class of materials with unique properties and many potential applications. In M. T. Postek, R. J. Moon, A. W. Rudie, & M. A. Bilodeau (Eds.), Production and applications of cellulose nanomaterials (pp. 169-174). TAPPI Press.