Category: Transient Plane Source
Keywords: Biobased Foams, Compression Testing, Lignin, Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, specific surface area, Tannins, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulation, transient plane source method
Abstract: Biobased foams derived from lignins and tanins were produced by mechanical frothing and curing. The obtained foams did not crack after drying. The foams were found to be good thermal insulators with thermal conductivities ranging from 0.035 to 0.055 Wm-1K-1.
Reference: Materials and Design (2015)