Sugar cane bagasse fibre for sustainable manufacturing: an overview of applications

Shu, Li, Berndt, Christopher C., and Hodzic, Alma (2006) Sugar cane bagasse fibre for sustainable manufacturing: an overview of applications. In: Proceedings of Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural and Nano-composites, pp. 248-253. From: ACUN-5: International Composites Conference, 11-14 July 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

Processing sugar cane generally produces one third of matted cellulose fibre residue known as bagasse, which may be used as an alternative natural resource for sustainable energy production. This paper evaluates current uses of bagasse, with the intention of presenting a broad background of bagasse fibre utilisation; its basic characteristics and properties; and a vision on further pathways whereby its use can be most realised.

Item ID: 4372
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: bagasse; applications; composites
ISBN: 0-7334-2363-9
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2009 04:46
SEO Codes: 84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8499 Other Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) > 849999 Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) not elsewhere classified @ 51%
84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8403 First Stage Treatment of Ores and Minerals > 840305 Concentrating Processes of Base Metal Ores (excl. Aluminium and Iron Ores) @ 49%
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