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Methods of making composites containing cellulosic pulp fibers

Author:
Sears, K.D., Jacobson, R.E., Caulfield, D.F., Underwood, J.
Source:
United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,730,249 B2
Subject:
patents, USDA, wood plastic composites, cellulosic fibers, pulp fiber, filling materials, thermoplastics, polymers, melting, mixing, extrusion, molding (processing), molded products, United States
Abstract:
Reinforced composites containing cellulosic pulp fibers dispersed in a matrix, wherein the matrix comprises a thermoplastic polymeric material melting above 180° C. and the cellulosic pulp fibers have an alpha-cellulose purity greater than 80% by weight. Methods of making and using the reinforced composites.
Agid:
7596
Handle:
10113/7596