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How to Turn a Corncob into Plastic Bottles

All you need is a Cob and CO2 to make Plastic Bottles. This article is an update to a previous article: "Plastic Bottles from Carbon Dioxide and a Furfural Derivative" Most of the 270 billion plastic bottles used in the U.S. each year are derived from petroleum. And...

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A Renaissance: Furfural for Rocket Fuel

Eco-friendly and affordable rocketfuel blends to replace currently used toxic fuels. Indian researchers [1] investigated furfuryl alcohol ("FA", a furfural derivative) blends with ionic liquids ("ILs") as a basis for an eco-friendly rocket fuel. ILs are a suitable...

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A Well Kept Secret: How To Add (More) Value To Biomass

Furfural is one of the oldest chemicals made from biomass. It has been commercially made since 1922 and is today recognised as one of the most import biobased chemical building blocks During a presentation of a feasibility study on the Integration of Furfural...

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Beyond “Electricity From Sugarcane”

Furfural: A Complementary, but More Attractive By-Product Benefits There are many benefits when integrating furfural production into a sugar mill that co-generates electricity:  The income per tonne of bagasse is at least 50% higher, than from electricity sales....

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An App Knows if a Beer Has Gone Stale

Furfural: Freshness Indicator of Beer (and other beverages and foods)! Beer is one of the most widely consumed alcoholic beverages in the world. The flavour of each brand is one of its most relevant quality standards. However, depending on the beer type and its...

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Add More Value to Sugarcane Bagasse (& Trash)

Benefit from the growing demand for biobased chemicals All the headlines sound very similar. Like the following:  "Global Bioplastics Market Growth of 29% CAGR by 2020" (www.reuters.com). DalinYebo's Comment: The furfural industry is the oldest bio-based chemicals...

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Plastics from sugar: the end to petrochemicals?

The EnzOx2 Project is a Research & Innovation Action funded by the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, ... ... a Public-Private Partnership between the EU (under H2020 framework programme) and the Bio-based Industries Consortium. Twelve participants from five...

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Whiskey Science: Smell the Furfural

Furfural imparts a characteristic variously described as grainy, biscuity, or almond-like. Nosing whiskey isn’t just an art, but a science [1] While it’s probably true that many self-proclaimed experts are really hacks who’ve learned a lot of fancy vocabulary, nosing...

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Furfural-based Binder for Composite Construction Materials

Researchers at the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University) found that a furfural-based binder offers low-cost surface protection solutions for: construction industry: irrigation and drainage construction. protection of galvanic,...

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Beautiful Biotechnology for Biofuels

µ-BioRefinery™ or n-BioRefinery™ are two of DalinYebo’s biorefining platforms that are designed for future technologies such as the one described in the the following research article: A microbial platform for renewable propane synthesis based on a fermentative...

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California won’t list furfuryl alcohol under Prop 65

California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced it will not list furfuryl alcohol, also known as 2-furanmethanol, as a chemical known to the State to cause cancer under Proposition 65 [1]. The...

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GreenEnergyPark™: Creating Wealth For Rural KwaZulu-Natal DalinYebo requires R150,000,000 (R100,000,000 CAPEX, R50,000,000 Working Capitial) for the development of the uThukela GreenEnergyPark™, which uses agricultural residues/biomass to produce a high-value...

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