METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROCESSING LIGNIN DURING HYDROTHERMAL DIGESTION OF CELLULOSIC BIOMASS SOLIDS

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0029713 A1
Application Date: Feb. 2nd, 2017

ABSTRACT

Digestion of cellulosic biomass solids may be complicated by release of lignin therefrom. Methods for digesting cellulosic biomass solids may comprise: providing cellulosic biomass solids in a digestion solvent; at...
Application Number:
14/868,474
International Classification:
C10G 3/00 (20060101); C10L 1/04 (20060101); C07C 1/22 (20060101); C08H 8/00 (20060101); D21C 3/00 (20060101)
No Pictures Available

CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A method comprising: providing cellulosic biomass solids in a digestion solvent;at least partially converting the cellulosic biomass solids into a phenolics liquid phase comprising lignin, an aqueous phase comprising an alcoholic component derived from the cellulosic biomass solids, and an optional light organics phase;separating the phenolics liquid phase from the...

DESCRIPTION

The present application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/058,183, filed on Oct. 1, 2014, the disclosure of which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
Back to Top