Biosourced Thermosets for Lignocellulosic Composites


Biosourced Thermosets for Lignocellulosic Composites

A. Pizzi

Recent developments and trends in the field thermoset binders for thermoset lignocellulosic composites are reviewed. The more recent developments in tannin thermoset binders without the use of aldehyde-yielding compounds and Lignin binders are discussed. The combination of these for natural environment-friendly matrices for non-woven fibre mats is also briefly reviewed. Topical developments in protein-based binders, such as soy protein thermosets are addressed. New trends in carbohydrate thermosets as modifiers of existing composite binders, by forming furanic compounds then used as building blocks are addressed as well. Epoxidized unsaturated vegetable oil thermoset binders for lignocellulosic composites are described and an example of cashew nut shell oil modified by ozonolysis to yield thermoset resins by self-condensation is explored.

Biobased Thermosets, Biobased Adhesives, Wood Composites, Fibre Composites, Tannins, Lignins, Proteins, Carbohydrates, Unsaturated Oils, Cashew Nut Liquid, Cardanol

Published online 10/1/2018, 31 pages


Part of the book on Thermoset Composites

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