(374aa) Long and Short-Term Lime Pretreatment of Poplar Wood. Selectivity Based Comparisons

Authors: 
Sierra, R., Universidad de los Andes
Holtzapple, M. T., Texas A&M University
Rojas, D. R., Universidad de los Andes
Huertas, P. F., Universidad de los Andes


Kinetic models for three different modes of oxidative lime pretreatment of poplar wood: constant pressure (CP), variable pressure (VP) and atmospheric pressure were used to obtain optimal combinations of these pretreatment modes that led to the highest possible selectivity.