Experimental study of Australian sugarcane bagasse pulp permeability
Rainey, Thomas J., Doherty, William O.S., Brown, Richard J., Martinez, D. M. , & Kelson, Neil A. (2009) Experimental study of Australian sugarcane bagasse pulp permeability. Appita Journal, 62(4), pp. 296-302.
In this experimental study the permeability of Australian bagasse chemical pulps obtained from different bagasse fractions were measured in a simple permeability cell and the results compared to one another as well as to eucalypt, Argentinean bagasse and pine pulps. The pulps were characterised in terms of the permeability parameters, the specific surface area, Sv, and the swelling factor, α. It was found that the bagasse fraction used affects these parameters. Fractionation of whole bagasse prior to pulping produced pulps that have permeability properties that compare favourably with eucalypt pulp. The values of Sv and α for bagasse pulp also depend on whether a constant or a variable Kozeny factor is used.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||experimental study, bagasse pulp permeability|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Appita|
|Deposited On:||27 Jul 2009 09:13|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2012 14:53|
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