Chapter 14. New Developments in the Commercial Utilization of Lignosulfonates

  1. Mikael Kjellin PhD industrial research leader3 and
  2. Ingegärd Johansson4
  1. Rolf Andreas Lauten1,
  2. Bernt O. Myrvold1 and
  3. Stig Are Gundersen2

Published Online: 11 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470686607.ch14

Surfactants from Renewable Resources

Surfactants from Renewable Resources

How to Cite

Lauten, R. A., Myrvold, B. O. and Gundersen, S. A. (2010) New Developments in the Commercial Utilization of Lignosulfonates, in Surfactants from Renewable Resources (eds M. Kjellin and I. Johansson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470686607.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    YKI, Institute for Surface Chemistry, Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 4

    AkzoNobel Surfactants, Stenungsund, Sweden

Author Information

  1. 1

    Borregaard Corporate R&D, LignoTech Group, Sarpsborg, Norway

  2. 2

    Borregaard LignoTech, Sarpsborg, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Renewable Resources

Book Series Editors:

  1. Christian V. Stevens

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Organic Chemistry, Ghent University, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470760413

Online ISBN: 9780470686607



  • new developments in lignosulfonate commercial utilization;
  • lignosulfonate - complex anionic polymers from liquors in pulping industry;
  • lignosulfonate-based emulsions lignosulfonate - enriched on oil–water interface;
  • hydrophobic interaction chromatography and lignosulfonates;
  • sulfite pulping process;
  • sulfonated Kraft lignin - soluble in water;
  • ‘enzymatically catalysed burning’;
  • lignosulfonates in stabilizing emulsions;
  • Ostwald ripening, transportation process, of small to large droplets;
  • superplasticizers for concrete


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lignosulfonates

  • Lignosulfonate Production

  • Environmental Issues

  • Lignosulfonates as Stabilizers for Emulsions and Suspoemulsions

  • Superplasticizers for Concrete

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References