black liquor


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black liquor

n.
A liquid residue formed during the pulping of wood to make paper, having a high concentration of lignin and capable of being used as a biomass fuel.
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Black liquor is a byproduct of the production of paper pulp using the kraft process and is burned by paper companies to generate steam for the production of electricity.
The United States government paid out about $8 billion in black liquor funding.
longside the Chemrec plant in Piteac in northern Sweden, construction has started on a facility for extracting DME from black liquor obtained from the nearby pulp plant.
For instance, the supply of black liquor from the pulping process will be constrained by the output of chemical pulp, and this will in turn put a cap on the overall output of products that can be generated from black liquor.
Previously the black liquor was evaporated and stored on site.
The Reference Mill has a conventional counter-current falling film six-effect evaporation plant and concentrators where the black liquor is concentrated from 16% to 80% using a mix of LP steam and Medium Pressure (MP) steam (1.
This paper describes a study on the treatment of black liquor from a kraft pulp and paper mill using batch and continuous biological reactors.
Cotton's cousin, kenaf, may be more attractive than it used to be to farmers because ARS researchers recently found new uses for black liquor, a by-product of making paper from kenaf.
Australia has a variety of bioenergy feedstocks including sugar cane bagasse, sewage gas, landfill gas, wood waste and black liquor, energy crops, agricultural products and their wastes and municipal solid waste.
The lignin is isolated through acid precipitation of black liquor which produces unsulphonated lignin.
The total capacity of the ANDRITZ High Energy Recovery Boiler (HERB) is about 50% higher than of any other recovery boiler in operation today worldwide, reaching a black liquor firing capacity of 11,600 tons of dry solids per day.
Chemrec today signed a cooperation agreement with China Tianchen Engineering Corporation, TCC, to provide an integrated offering of Chemrec plants on a global lump-sum turn-key basis and co-market the Chemrec black liquor gasification technology - a route to 2 [sup.