Tag: Avalon

Avalon’s bid to replace carcinogenic formaldehyde

Avalon’s bid to replace carcinogenic formaldehyde

February 5, 2017 |

In Switzerland, Avalon Industries has launched a research project to replace formaldehyde in phenol-formaldehyde resins with a bio-based, non-toxic platform chemical 5-HMF, The R&D partner is the Institute for Materials and Wood Technology at the Bern University of Applied Sciences. The research project, ‘Development of a formaldehyde-free phenol type adhesive system for the manufacturing of […]

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Flying the Aussie BioSkies

Flying the Aussie BioSkies

February 27, 2013 |

What’s up with Australia and aviation biofuels? The kangaroos are flying, for sure, and perhaps only feedstock woes could get in the way. In the world of biofuels there is no sector as active as military and aviation biofuels in terms of willing customers. At the Low Carbon Fuel Conference, held over two days in […]

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