Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
The state of carboxymethylated nanofibrils after homogenization-aided dilution from concentrated suspensions: A rheological perspective
RISE, Innventia.
RISE, Innventia.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
2014 (English)In: Cellulose, ISSN 0969-0239, E-ISSN 1572-882X, Vol. 21, no 4, p. 2357-2368Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The rheological properties of a carboxymethylated (D.S. ≈ 0.1) nanofibrillated cellulose (NFC) were investigated at different solid contents. The critical overlap concentration was determined to be in the range between 0.04 and 0.07 % (w/w) using shear stress versus shear rate measurements. From the critical overlap concentration using the simple Mason excluded volume formalism, the apparent aspect ratio was estimated to be 75 [at a critical overlap concentration of 0.04 % (w/w)]. The aspect ratio of the NFC system was also estimated by using the Einstein-Simha equation together with the intrinsic viscosity value of the system (corrected for the electroviscous effects). The obtained value was found to be around 80, which is in good agreement with the value obtained from the excluded volume calculation. Further, by combining oscillatory measurements and the equation of Shankar et al. the apparent fibril length was determined to be 4 μm. As the production of NFC through homogenization occurs at concentrations far above the critical overlap concentration an NFC-gel is constituted by a severely entangled structure. The disentanglement of the fibrils is therefore difficult and the employed dilution method was found not to lead to fully liberated nanofibrils, which was also indicated by atomic force microscopy-imaging.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 21, no 4, p. 2357-2368
National Category
Polymer Technologies Materials Engineering
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-9807DOI: 10.1007/s10570-014-0329-9Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84904309327OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-9807DiVA, id: diva2:968592
Available from: 2016-09-12 Created: 2016-09-12 Last updated: 2022-05-10Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text in DiVA

Other links

Publisher's full textScopus
By organisation
Innventia
In the same journal
Cellulose
Polymer TechnologiesMaterials Engineering

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 28 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf