Clemson University inventors have developed a synthesis of polyurethane that replaces the use of toxic compounds.
Inventor: Srikanth Pilla,
This renewable solvent system consisting of hot acetic acid-water mixtures can simultaneously purify, fractionate, and solvate lignins. This approach to purifying and controlling the molecular weight of lignin improves the pulping process and its output.
Inventor: Mark Theis, Adam Klett, David Bruce