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Methods of making composites containing cellulosic pulp fibers
- Sears, K.D., Jacobson, R.E., Caulfield, D.F., Underwood, J.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,730,249 B2
- patents, USDA, wood plastic composites, cellulosic fibers, pulp fiber, filling materials, thermoplastics, polymers, melting, mixing, extrusion, molding (processing), molded products, United States
- 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.