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Skateboards as a Sustainable Recyclable Material
The exact number of skateboards manufactured every year is unknown, but it is estimated to be in the millions. Most skateboard decks are made from a high grade of maple (Acer spp.) veneer plywood and typically last only a ...
Toxicity of Cellulose Nanocrystals: A Review
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are a biobased nanomaterial attracting increasing interest for a range of potential applications. This article reviews the current literature on the pulmonary, oral, dermal, and cytotoxicity ...
Comparison of the Economic Feasibility between Conventional and Vacuum Drying for 4/4 Red Oak
(FOREST PRODUCTS SOC, 2017-01-01)
SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2019
(Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, 2019)
The intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. This issue features articles on study abroad in Ireland and Costa Rica, InsideTREES summer camp, and alumni thoughts.
Annual Report: Center for Forest Products Business, August 2016
(Virginia Tech, 2016-08)
Mission: To assist the forest products industry by improving the management of their operations and the marketing of their products.
Promoting enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass by inexpensive soy protein
Abstract Background Liquid hot water (LHW) pretreatment has been considered as one of the most industrially viable and environment-friendly methods for facilitating the ...
The Influence of a Thermal Treatment on the Decay Resistance of Wood via FTIR Analysis
The decay resistance of wood can be improved via a vacuum heat treatment. The amount of nutrients from cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin and amount of sugars needed by the fungi during their growth were investigated. ...
Inside VT Wood, v.6:no.1 (February 14, 2011)
(Department of Wood Science & Forest Products, 2011-02-14)
SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2018
(Virginia Tech, 2018-10)
This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials.
Imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers via olefin cross-metathesis
(The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-04-09)
Olefin cross-metathesis is a valuable new approach for imparting functional variety to cellulose ethers. Starting from commercially available ethyl cellulose, terminally unsaturated alkyl groups were appended as metathesis ...