Growing inks from trees

Laura Kela, Anu Ilmonen, K. Jokiaho, A. Harlin

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Hemicelluloses are polymeric by-products of the production of paper pulp, with no food value. They can be modified to improve properties such as water repellency, possibly even with other pulping by-products. Waterbased flexo inks derived from hemicelluloses have been produced and demonstrated in packaging printing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-8
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Coatings Journal
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeB1 Article in a scientific magazine


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