Chapter 7. The Biofine Process – Production of Levulinic Acid, Furfural, and Formic Acid from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Daniel J. Hayes,
  2. Steve Fitzpatrick,
  3. Michael H. B. Hayes and
  4. Julian R. H. Ross

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch7

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

How to Cite

Hayes, D. J., Fitzpatrick, S., Hayes, M. H. B. and Ross, J. R. H. (2005) The Biofine Process – Production of Levulinic Acid, Furfural, and Formic Acid from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks, in Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions (eds B. Kamm, P. R. Gruber and M. Kamm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute, Bioactive Polymer Systems, biopos e.V. Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 2

    President and CEO, Outlast Technologies Inc., 5480 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Biorefinery. de GmbH, Stiftstr. 2, 14471, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310272

Online ISBN: 9783527619849

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Keywords:

  • lignocellulosic fractionation;
  • acid hydrolysis of polysaccharides;
  • biofine process;
  • biofine char;
  • ethyl levulinate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lignocellulosic Fractionation

  • The Biofine Process

  • Conclusion