Conference Notes

How to Obtain a Greener Footprint in the Wood Based Industry by Antonio Tourino Couso

Focusing on finding green alternatives to fossil based adhesives and additive incumbents e.g. formaldehyde free NAF adhesive technology based on MDI (using an MDI binding system).

Main issue is to come-up with green products at no premium whilst current green alternatives to incumbents are 10-15% more expensive. This can be achieved through scaling-up the promising process routes, including lignin based combination in the future when functional enough lignin is available.


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