ETHER FUNCTIONALIZED LIGNIN FOR FUEL PRODUCTION

EPO Patent Application EP 3301/101 A1
Application Date: Apr. 4th, 2018

ABSTRACT

The present invention relates to a composition comprising lignin and a solvent where the lignin is functionalized with an ether group.
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
SAMEC, Joseph
OREBOM, Alexander
DAHLSTRAND, Christian
SAWADJOON, Supaporn
LÖFSTEDT, Joakim
Application Number:
17192082.0
International Classification:
C07G 1/00 (20110101); C08L 97/00 (20060101); C08H 7/00 (20110101); C09D 197/00 (20060101); C09J 197/00 (20060101); C10G 45/00 (20060101); C10G 3/00 (20060101); C10G 11/00 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

Lignin functionalized with an alkyl group via an ether linkage, said alkyl group being a C14-C18, preferably a C16-C18, fatty acid or wherein the alkyl group being a fatty acid methyl ester.

DESCRIPTION

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to a composition of lignin and a solvent where the lignin has been substituted or functionalized with an ether group in order to increase the solubility of the lignin in suitable solvents.
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