Essays about: "fungal microfibers"

Found 2 essays containing the words fungal microfibers.

  1. 1. Investigation of the binding effect of fungal fiber (grown on apple pomace) in the formation of lyocell nonwoven textiles and their potential applications

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Xue Luo; [2021]
    Keywords : lyocell; nonwovens; binder; filamentous fungi; wet-laid; fungal microfibers; apple pomace; cellulose;

    Abstract : This project combines nonwoven technology, biological technology and food waste management and seeks for this feasibility to use fungal microfiber (FM) as a binder for lyocell pro-duction and the characterizations for possible applications. Rhizopus delemar was cultivated apple pomace in liquid-state fermentation to obtain mycelia biomass. READ MORE

  2. 2. Preparation of films and nonwoven composites from fungal microfibers grown in bread waste

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Maximilian Köhnlein; [2020]
    Keywords : bread waste; chitin; chitosan; filamentous fungi; film; fungal cell wall; fungal microfibers; glucosamine; mycelia; N-acetyl-glucosamine; nonwoven; wet-laid;

    Abstract : Unsold bread makes up a signification fraction of waste occurring in Swedish supermarkets. This thesis seeks to address the problem of food waste, by cultivating filamentous fungi on bread waste and producing chitinous films and nonwovens from them. READ MORE