Jenni Sievänen-Rahijärvi

Extented analysis offering for biomaterials

KCL is now fully able to support your research activities by offering analysis of carbohydrates, lignin and extractives. Our newest analysis equipment for analysis of carbohydrates and polysaccharides, the HPAE-PAD, is installed, calibrated and verified against reference material. Beyond carbohydrates analysis, we can analyze lignin content (Klason and acid-soluble) and extractives content from a large …

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Recyclability is as important as the other properties of a material

Due to the single-use plastic EU directives more and more single-use plastic products are replaced with fiber-based products. These fiber-based products need to be recyclable as the aim in Europe is to raise the overall recycling rate of fiber-based packaging to 90% by 2030. To optimize recycling properties of a material, the development of the …

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