PYROLYSIS OF LIGNIN

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0240934 A1
Application Date: Aug. 24th, 2017

ABSTRACT

One aspect of the present invention relates to a method of modifying thermoplastic properties of lignin rich biomass to reduce agglomeration during any subsequent pyrolysis. The method comprises providing a...
Application Number:
15/432,798
International Classification:
C12P 7/64 (20060101); C10B 57/12 (20060101); C10B 49/10 (20060101); C10B 53/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed:

1. A method of modifying thermoplastic properties of lignin rich biomass to reduce agglomeration during any subsequent pyrolysis, said method comprising: (a) providing a lignin rich biomass and(b) treating the lignin rich biomass with an alkali metal hydroxide or an alkaline earth metal hydroxide under conditions effective to reduce agglomeration, during...

DESCRIPTION

This application claims the benefit of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Ser. No. 62/297,605, filed Feb. 19, 2016, which is hereby incorporated by reference in its entirety.
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