Making fibres greener

September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p43
Trade Publication
The article reveals that BASF has been working with the Denkendorf Institute for Textile Chemistry and Chemical Fibres in Germany to show that ionic liquids can be used to produce cellulose fibres in an efficient and sustainable way. Cellulose fibres produced using ionic liquids have properties comparable to those of conventionally made fibres. Traditionally, cellulose fibres are made via the viscose process.


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