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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The papers are of 100% cotton and 100% high alpha cellulose for applications like Watercolor, Sketching & Drawing, Oil & Acrylic, and Pastels.
Wood and its main components: lignin, alpha cellulose and hemicelluloses," Latin American Applied Reseach, vol.
A water dispersion of biomass was macerated, producing fibers containing 20 to 30 wt% alpha cellulose and 15 to 25 wt% hemicellulose, without the use of chemicals.
Xu found that alpha cellulose is an effective reinforcement in polyamide 6 and 66 (10).
Furthermore, agriculture biomass that contains holocellulose, alpha cellulose, beta cellulose and lignin can be used as the source of lignocellulose material, which includes flax, cotton and jute [6].
Supplies CreaTech alpha cellulose powders and fibers and CreaMix mineral modified fibers.
Six different starting materials were used in this study, including wood fiber (Pinus ponderosa) as thermomechanical pulp (TMP) (Louisiana Pacific Corporation, Missoula, MT), dried bamboo, organosolv lignin (Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI), ashless filter paper (Whatman Inc., Florham Park, NJ), alpha cellulose (Sigma Chemical Co., St.
The paper, made from pure alpha cellulose, stands out due to the bright-white tone and a large color gamut for high-contrast inkjet prints.
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.