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  • Advances in Bioethanolby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Bioethanol has proved to be an ideal substitute for gasolene, with minimal adaption of current vehicle engines to accomodate it. This versatitlity has ,meant that in some parts of the world this fuel is already being adopted on a smaller scale, with certain car manufacturers bringing out specific 'dual fuel' vehicles that can run on both petroleum... more...

  • Nanocelluloseby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00

    This e-book examines the latest progress in nanocellulose for use in paper and board. It provides information on structure and properties, raw materials, production and characterization methods, surface treatment, and applications in paper, board and high-strength composites. Cellulose has great potential as a nanomaterial as it's abundant, renewable... more...

  • Recycled plasticsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    There are a number of key issues relating to the use of recycled plastic for food contact applications: that contaminants from the post-consumer material may appear in the final food-contact product made from the recycled material; that recycled post-consumer material not regulated for food contact use may be incorporated into food contact packaging;... more...

  • Migration from printing inksby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    Since the food scare that developed from the discovery of the photo-initiator ITX (2-isopropylthioxanthone) in infant formula there has been a focus on migration of chemicals from printing inks, particularly photo-initiators and their decomposition products. This e-book examines the technology issues with regard to compliance with both the GMP Regulation... more...

  • Value-added chemicals from biomassby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    This e-book provides an overview of the structure of the nascent biomass-based chemical industry, the drivers and barriers for commercialisation, and current R&D programmes and initiatives for bio-based chemicals. It addresses the use of biomass-based feedstocks to create bio-based chemicals, biorefinery design and associated feedstock flow, intermediates... more...

  • Processing biopolymersby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00

    This e-book addresses the outlook for bio-based polymers and the drivers and challenges for these materials in the market. It addresses production economics, regulations, and investment and incentives. It details the state of the biopolymer industry, feedstocks and production processes used and key applications. This e-book looks at today's converting... more...

  • Testing tribocorrosion of passivating materials supporting research and industrial innovationby J.-P. Celis; P. Ponthiaux

    Maney Publishing 2012; US$ 192.00

    This book is intended primarily for industrial laboratories and technical centres interested in standardised tests in the field of tribology and combined tribology–corrosion. more...

  • Developments in Radiation Curings for Coatingsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The finishing industry has recently witnessed an increased demand for radiation cure coatings. Advances in UV coatings formulations and curing equipment have provided pigmented coatings, 100% solids formulations and the ability to coat and cure 3-D objects. But how can these coatings be applied to your products and what new developments could revolutionise... more...

  • Developments in Radiation Curing for Inksby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    New high-speed radiation curable inks are being touted as one of thetechnologies that will play a key role in the future of the printing and packaging industry. The environmentally friendly nature of the technology and the various developments to make it a commercially attractive proposition are likely to be two of the major factors that will strengthen... more...

  • Using biotechnology to enhance performanceby Piet Schenkelaars

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00

    This brand new e-book provides in-depth investigation of the current and potential future use of biotechnology for enhancement of the various production and manufacturing processes involved in pulp and papermaking, including the management of waste streams generated by the pulp and paper industries. It gives details of the key raw materials and manufacturing... more...