Next Article in Journal
A Novel Exploration of a Combination of Gambogic Acid with TiO2 Nanofibers: The Photodynamic Effect for HepG2 Cell Proliferation
Next Article in Special Issue
Drying of Pigment-Cellulose Nanofibril Substrates
Previous Article in Journal
A Label-Free Immunosensor for IgG Based on an Extended-Gate Type Organic Field Effect Transistor
Previous Article in Special Issue
Preparation and Characterization of Lignocellulosic Oil Sorbent by Hydrothermal Treatment of Populus Fiber
Article Menu

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Materials 2014, 7(9), 6853-6864; doi:10.3390/ma7096853

Evaluation of Binding Effects in Wood Flour Board Containing Ligno-Cellulose Nanofibers

1
Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka 422-8529, Japan
2
Toclas Corporation, Hamamatsu 432-8001, Japan
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 30 May 2014 / Revised: 22 August 2014 / Accepted: 19 September 2014 / Published: 22 September 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014)
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [639 KB, uploaded 22 September 2014]   |  

Abstract

Wood-based materials are used extensively in residual construction worldwide. Most of the adhesives used in wood-based materials are derived from fossil resources, and some are not environmentally friendly. This study explores nanofiber technology as an alternative to such adhesives. Previous studies have shown that the three-dimensional binding effects of cellulose nanofiber (CNF), when mixed with wood flour, can significantly improve the physical and mechanical properties of wood flour board. In this study, ligno-cellulose nanofibers (LCNF) were fabricated by wet disk milling of wood flour. Composite boards of wood flour and LCNF were produced to investigate the binding effect(s) of LCNF. The fabrication of LCNF by disk milling was simple and effective, and its incorporation into wood flour board significantly enhanced the physical and mechanical properties of the board. View Full-Text
Keywords: wood-based materials; wood flour; ligno-cellulose nanofiber; pulverize wood-based materials; wood flour; ligno-cellulose nanofiber; pulverize
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Kojima, Y.; Isa, A.; Kobori, H.; Suzuki, S.; Ito, H.; Makise, R.; Okamoto, M. Evaluation of Binding Effects in Wood Flour Board Containing Ligno-Cellulose Nanofibers. Materials 2014, 7, 6853-6864.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Materials EISSN 1996-1944 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top