Selectively cleaving the CO bond outside the furan ring of furfural is crucial for converting this important biomass-derived molecule to value-added fuels such as 2-methylfuran.
“Natural Fibres + Poly(Furfurly Alcohol)= Light weight structural panels”
“Synthesis of the Insecticide Prothrin from 5-(Chloromethyl)furfural (CMF)”
Furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) are the degradation products of lignocellulose during pretreatment operations and significantly inhibit the consequent enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation processes.
“Furfuryl Mercaptan: The good smell of roasted coffee”
Malaysia is keen on valorizing its significant volume of palm tree biomass into biobased chemicals and bioplastics. Malaysia reportedly produces around 80 million tons/year of
DalinYebo‘s insight: We suggest that some of the furfural by-products should be considered. There are a variety of avenues that lead to e.g. thermoset-resin-biofibre composites
Bioplastics BOTTLES FROM FURFURAL Bioplastics PEF (polyethylene furanoate) is an alternate to PET and bio-PET for soft drink bottles, offering enhanced functionalities. Biobased PEF (polyethylene
Furfural (“FF”) family – Genealogy and promising next generation Furfural is the chemical precursor for furfuryl alcohol (“FA”), tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA), furoic acid, furfurylamine, methy…
“Furfural as feedstock for PET alternatives.”