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- Li, Mei-Chun; Wu, Qinglin; Song, Kunlin; French, Alfred D.; Mei, Changtong; Lei, Tingzhou
- ACS sustainable chemistry & engineering 2018 v.6 no.3 pp. 3783-3795
- bentonite, etc ; Portunidae; biodegradability; chitin; crabs; electrostatic interactions; face; filtration; nanocrystals; nanofluids; pH; rheological properties; rheology; surface interactions; sustainable development; wastes; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The forthcoming era of sustainable development demands the utilization of naturally abundant, sustainable, biodegradable, and environmentally friendly resources for a wide variety of applications. Herein, we report the isolation of chitin nanocrystals (ChNCs) from speckled swimming crab shell waste and their novel utilization as rheology modifiers in bentonite-water-based drilling fluids (BT-WDFs) ...