ud19-11 – APPLICATION: A method for the synthesis of bio-based lubricant base-oils from renewable feedstock. PROBLEMS ADDRESSED: The global lubricant market is on the rise, warranting continued development of lubricant base-oils that are highly efficient and environmentally friendly. Currently, the field faces many challenges relating to the specifications for applications under extreme... Read More
Application: This is a potential new product that has the potential to replace
petroleum-based pressure sensitive adhesives with superior lignin derived
Addressed: Creating pressure sensitive adhesives from
materials that are derived directly from petroleum analogues is a process with numerous
purification methods and polymerization steps. Polymerization is a... Read More
A new process has been developed
to produce lubricants from renewable sources.
Products can be tailored for use in the automotive, aviation, cosmetics
and personal care industries.
The annual global consumption of lubricants
is estimated to be ~40 million tons. The
environmental impact for this level of production from the... Read More