Conversion of Biobased Overage Streams into High-Value Polymer Bioproducts

frakktal's technology is are development processes for the creation of polymers from high lignin plant overage streams, beginning with the built environment.

frakktal’s technology is a development of processes for the creation of polymers from high lignin plant overage streams, beginning with the built environment, where ~70% of PVC manufactured is utilized. frakktal has identified such a stream with the potential to act as a mechanical additive in the preparation of durable 100% biobased materials. This stream is typically sent to wastewater/landfills as waste. The patent-pending process is novel in its capture and usage of viable lignin streams typically not used, even those produced through depolymerization steps (biofuels). It converts lignocellulosic biomass to durable building materials similar to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) via a crosslinking blend of drying oils and wood processing residue.

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