Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering

Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering

Fundamentals, Challenges and Applications

1st Edition - January 17, 2022

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  • Editors: Rajeev Bhat, Ashok Kumar, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Swati Sharma
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323858359
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859639

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Nanotechnology in Paper and Wood Engineering: Fundamentals, Challenges and Applications describes recent advances made in the use of nanotechnology in the paper and pulp industry. Various types of nano-additives commonly used in the paper industry for modification of raw material to enhance final products are included, with other sections covering the imaging applications of nano-papers and nano-woods in pharmaceuticals, biocatalysis, photocatalysis and energy storage. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and engineers who are looking to understand how nanotechnology is being used to create more efficient manufacturing processes in for the paper and wood industries.

Key Features

  • Provides information on nano-paper production and its applications
  • Explains the major synthesis techniques and design concepts of cellulosic or wooden nanomaterials for industrial applications
  • Assesses the major challenges of creating nanotechnology-based manufacturing systems for wood and paper engineering

Readership

Materials Scientists and Engineers

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • List of contributors
  • Preface
  • Part I: Fundamentals
  • Chapter 1. Nanotechnology in paper and wood engineering: an introduction
  • Abstract
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Applications of nanotechnology in the paper and pulp industry
  • 1.3 Applications of nanotechnology in the wood industry
  • 1.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 2. Nanofibers for the paper industry
  • Abstract
  • 2.1 Paper industry: challenges
  • 2.2 Nanofibers: characteristics
  • 2.3 Cellulose nanofibers
  • 2.4 Lignocellulosic nanofibers
  • 2.5 Conclusions and future prospective
  • References
  • Chapter 3. Role of laccase in the pulp and paper industry
  • Abstract
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Laccases, redox potential, and delignification
  • 3.3 Laccases-assisted biobleaching/delignification of pulps
  • 3.4 Laccase mediators
  • 3.5 Lignin degradation by laccase-mediator system
  • 3.6 Biobleaching by laccase-mediator system
  • 3.7 Effect of laccase and xylanase on biobleaching
  • 3.8 Laccase utilization for pulp biografting
  • 3.9 Pitch control by laccases
  • 3.10 Deinking of waste papers by LMS
  • 3.11 Laccase-mediated treatment of pulp and paper industry effluents
  • 3.12 Lignin transformation by laccases
  • 3.13 Recovery of lignin byproducts
  • 3.14 Laccase for biofuels synthesis
  • 3.15 Oxygen role in biobleaching of pulp
  • 3.16 Challenges to implement laccase at industrial level
  • 3.17 Recombinant laccases in biobleaching of pulps
  • 3.18 Conclusion and perspectives
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interests
  • References
  • Chapter 4. Nanotechnology for waste wood recycling
  • Abstract
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Wood waste materials
  • 4.3 Nanotechnology
  • 4.4 W@W-based nanocomposites
  • 4.5 Summary
  • References
  • Chapter 5. Synthesis and characterization of biodegradable cellulose-based polymer hydrogel
  • Abstract
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Materials and methods
  • 5.3 Results and discussion
  • 5.4 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 6. Fabrication of nanowoods and nanopapers
  • Abstract
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Cellulose and nanocellulose
  • 6.3 Isolation and fabrication of nanocellulose fibrils
  • 6.4 Products of nanocellulose: nanowood and nanopaper
  • 6.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 7. Pulp and paper industry-based pollutants, and their adverse impacts
  • Abstract
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Waste effluents from the pulp and paper industry
  • 7.3 Pollutants from pulp and paper industry: categories and characteristics
  • 7.4 Adverse health impacts of pulp and paper industry pollutants
  • 7.5 Environmental implications regarding pulp and paper industry waste
  • 7.6 Techniques for wastewater treatment
  • 7.7 Waste to value aspects
  • 7.8 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interests
  • References
  • Further reading
  • Part II: Applications
  • Chapter 8. Pharmaceutical applications of nanocellulose
  • Abstract
  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 Methods of preparation
  • 8.3 Application of NCC
  • 8.4 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 9. Nano-biodegradation of plastic materials
  • Abstract
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Applications
  • 9.3 Nanocellulose
  • 9.4 Degradability
  • 9.5 Nonbiodegradable polymers
  • 9.6 Bioplastics
  • 9.7 Biodegradable polymers
  • 9.8 Effect of nanocellulose on biodegradability
  • 9.9 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 10. Production of microfibrillated cellulose fibers and their application in polymeric composites
  • Abstract
  • 10.1 Microfibrillated cellulose fiber production
  • 10.2 Microfibrillated cellulose application in polymeric composites
  • 10.3 Future perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 11. Nanotechnology: application and potentials for heterogeneous catalysis
  • Abstract
  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Dehalogenation and hydrogenation reactions
  • 11.3 Hydrosilylation reactions
  • 11.4 C–C coupling reactions
  • 11.5 Fuel cell technology
  • 11.6 Platinum catalysts
  • 11.7 Heavy oil technology
  • 11.8 Supercritical water gasification
  • 11.9 Magnetic nanoparticles
  • 11.10 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 12. Lignin removal from pulp and paper industry waste streams and its application
  • Abstract
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Lignin: biosynthesis to utilization
  • 12.3 Techniques for lignin removal
  • 12.4 Gainful utilization of lignin
  • 12.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Further reading
  • Chapter 13. Nanotechnology in packaging of food and drugs
  • Abstract
  • 13.1 Introduction
  • 13.2 Nanocellulose for reinforcement of nanocomposites
  • 13.3 Active packaging
  • 13.4 Intelligent packaging
  • 13.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 14. Enzyme cocktail: a greener approach for biobleaching in paper and pulp industry
  • Abstract
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Microbial enzyme applications in biobleaching
  • 14.3 Pulp and papermaking processes
  • 14.4 Modifying enzymes to attain activity under specific conditions
  • 14.5 Environmental and manufacturing benefits
  • 14.6 Innovation and implementation
  • 14.7 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 15. Electrospun cellulose composite nanofibers and their biotechnological applications
  • Abstract
  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Electrospinning
  • 15.3 Electrospinning of cellulose composite nanofibers
  • 15.4 Applications of electrospun cellulose composite nanofibers
  • 15.5 Conclusion
  • Conflict of interests
  • References
  • Chapter 16. Treatment of pulp and paper industry waste effluents and contaminants
  • Abstract
  • 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 Processing of paper and pulp industry
  • 16.3 Types of pollutants and their characteristics
  • 16.4 Environmental impact of effluents
  • 16.5 Treatment of paper and pulp industry contaminants
  • 16.6 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement
  • Conflict of interests
  • References
  • Chapter 17. Paper and pulp mill wastewater: characterization, microbial-mediated degradation, and challenges
  • Abstract
  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 Characteristics of paper and pulp industry effluent
  • 17.3 Microbial-mediated degradation
  • 17.4 Challenges and future expectations
  • 17.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 18. Nanocellulose: fascinating and sustainable nanomaterial for papermaking
  • Abstract
  • 18.1 Introduction
  • 18.2 Chemistry of cellulose
  • 18.3 Source of cellulose
  • 18.4 Nanocellulose
  • 18.5 Challenges for nanocellulose in papermaking
  • 18.6 Application of cellulose nanofibers into the papermaking
  • 18.7 Modification of nanocellulose
  • 18.8 Functional properties of cellulose nanofibers
  • 18.9 Market perspectives of nanocellulose
  • 18.10 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 19. Utilization of nanocellulose fibers, nanocrystalline cellulose and bacterial cellulose in biomedical and pharmaceutical applications
  • Abstract
  • 19.1 Introduction
  • 19.2 Chemical and physical properties of nanocellulose
  • 19.3 Mechanical and reinforcement properties of nanocellulose in pharmaceutical applications
  • 19.4 Biological properties of nanocellulose (that make it suitable in pharmaceutical applications)
  • 19.5 Biocompatibility and cytotoxicity of nanocellulose
  • 19.6 Nanocellulose-based pharmaceutical applications
  • 19.7 Advanced nanomaterials for tissue engineering, wound healing, repair and regeneration
  • 19.8 Conclusions and remarks/prospects
  • References
  • Chapter 20. Nano-driven processes toward the treatment of paper and pulp industrial effluent: from the view of resource recovery and circular economy
  • Abstract
  • 20.1 Introduction
  • 20.2 Characteristics of paper and pulp industry effluents
  • 20.3 Key challenges in pulp and paper industry
  • 20.4 Nano-driven processes for the remediation of paper and pulp industry effluent
  • 20.5 Future perspectives
  • 20.6 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 21. Future perspective of pulp and paper industry
  • Abstract
  • 21.1 Introduction
  • 21.2 Economic feasibility and environmental regulation
  • 21.3 Challenges, perspectives, and innovations
  • 21.4 Concluding note
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 524
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: January 17, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323858359
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323859639

About the Editors

Rajeev Bhat

Rajeev Bhat Rajeev Bhat is a professor and the ERA Chair holder in Food By-products Valorization Technologies (VALORTECH) at the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, EU. He has an extensive research and teaching experience of more than 20 years in the field of agri-food technology, with research expertise focusing on various issues pertaining to sustainable food production and food security. He holds international work experiences in South Korea, India, Malaysia, Germany, Fiji Islands, and now in Estonia. To date, he has nearly 250 research articles published in ISI based journals and as refereed book chapters; has edited seven and authored one book; is on the editorial board of leading International journals; has been a scientific committee/advisory board member and an invited speaker in various international conferences. His name now figures in the World’s top 2% scientists in the field of Food Science & Technology as per the survey done by Stanford University based researchers. He has completed several sponsored research and consultancy projects with funding received from various agencies. Prof. Bhat has also been a visiting professor in many of the renowned universities and is a recipient of several prestigious international awards and recognitions conferred by various institutions of higher learning and research establishments.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and ERA-Chair Holder, Food By-Products Valorization Technologies (VALORTECH), Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia

Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Bionformatics, at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India. His research areas are microbial biotechnology, biocatalysis, biopolymers, enzyme immobilization, bioenergy, and CO2 conversion

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Bionformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India

Tuan Anh Nguyen

Tuan Anh Nguyen is Principal Research Scientist at the Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam. His research focuses on advanced nanomaterials and applied nanotechnology. His research activities include smart coatings, conducting polymers, corrosion and protection of metals/concrete, antibacterial materials, and smart sensors/devices. He is Editor-In-Chief of Kenkyu Journal of Nanotechnology & Nanoscience and Founding Co-Editor-In-Chief of Current Nanotoxicity & Prevention.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Research Scientist, Institute for Tropical Technology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam

Swati Sharma

Swati Sharma
Dr. Swati Sharma is working as Assistant professor at University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University Mohali, India. She has completed her PhD. from University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. She also worked as a visiting researcher in the college of life and environmental sciences at Konkuk University, Seoul South Korea. Dr. Sharma has completed her masters (M.Sc.) from Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni Solan H.P. India. She has also worked as a program co-coordinator at the Himalayan action research center Dehradun and Senior research fellow at India agricultural research institute in 2013-2014. Dr. Sharma has published her research papers in reputed international journals. Presently, Dr. Sharma's research is in the field of bioplastics, hydrogels, keratin nano-fibers and nano-particles, biodegradable polymers and polymers with antioxidant and anticancer activities and sponges. Dr. Swati has published 25 research papers in various internationally reputed journals, 9 books, and a couple of book chapters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.

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