COMPOSITION COMPRISING DERIVATIZED LIGNIN FOR FUEL PRODUCTION

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0142177 A1
Application Date: May 24th, 2018

ABSTRACT

The present invention relates to a composition comprising lignin and a solvent where the lignin is functionalized with an ether group.
Application Number:
15/575,318
International Classification:
C10L 5/44 (20060101); C10G 1/08 (20060101); C07G 1/00 (20060101); C08L 97/00 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A composition comprising lignin and a solvent; wherein the lignin further comprises at least one alkyl containing group connected to the lignin via a linker group; andwherein the solvent comprises a carrier liquid selected from a hydrocarbon oil, crude oil, bunker oil, mineral oil, fatty acid or esterified fatty acid.

DESCRIPTION

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention relates to a composition of lignin and a solvent where the lignin has been modified with an alkyl containing group via a linker in order to increase the solubility of the lignin in suitable solvents.
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