alpha cellulose

alpha cellulose

[′al·fə ′sel·yə‚lōs]
(organic chemistry)
A highly refined, insoluble cellulose from which sugars, pectin, and other soluble materials have been removed. Also known as chemical cellulose.
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Xu found that alpha cellulose is an effective reinforcement in polyamide 6 and 66 (10).
Supplies CreaTech alpha cellulose powders and fibers and CreaMix mineral modified fibers.
Florham Park, NJ), alpha cellulose (Sigma Chemical Co.
Test results indicate that the Company's CRAILAR(R) technology produces a very high grade dissolving pulp with high Viscosity, Brightness and Alpha Cellulose values, and low Ash Content and Acetone Extractives.
Conventional filters for grinding and honing operations sometimes use filter aids like alpha cellulose or diatomaceous earth that help in the filtration process.
The chemical composition of wheat straw reveals the alpha cellulose content lower than that of wood, which is very necessary for the processing purposes.
The alpha cellulose from hemlock can also be used to produce cellophane, rayon yarns and plastics.
Greg Ward, formerly of cotton supplier Alpha Cellulose, has been named president, Glenn Sanders has been named vice president-engineering and Charles Callaway is vice president-manufacturing.
Companies are currently pursuing R&D with natural fibers such as alpha cellulose, kenaf, even rice hulls for injection molded WPCs.
6% alpha cellulose content that gives purity and consistency with high-temperature tolerance, superior brightness, low density and volumetric efficiency.
reported that a thermomechanical pulp produced composites with dark brownish color at 150[degrees]C, whereas composites prepared with alpha cellulose were only light brown when the processing temperature was 240[degrees]C [29].
The remainder will partially fund the recently announced acquisition of Alpha Cellulose, assuming regulatory approval, or will be used to reduce existing bank debt.