Lignin-wise researchers describe new process for concrete-grade plasticizers
- Published: Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:32
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: VTT Technical Research Centre Ltd., Finland; CP staff
A research and technology specialist serving Europe’s forest-laden Nordic countries cites a technique to convert lignin, a wood fiber binder and pulp mill byproduct, to a plasticizing agent competitive with synthetic and lignosulphonate-based concrete admixtures.