New Value-Added Products

Overview

Processing Technologies aims to help industry develop higher-value materials. The Bio-Thermo-Chemical Processing team adds value to materials and organic residuals such as:

Bio-Carbon Products

  • Batch and continuous pyrolysis pilot plants and associated laboratory equipment and tests for process verification and development
  • Designer carbons for battery electrodes
  • Biochar development and testing
  • Torrefaction and pyrolysis for coal replacement
  • Hydrophobicity treatments
  • Syngas Utilization

Biogas

  • Dry Batch, Complete Mix and High Rate digestion pilot plants and associated laboratory equipment and tests for process verification and development
  • Renewable Natural Gas production via upgrading
  • Power to Gas development
  • Dry Batch Digestion process development
  • Pulp & Paper, Food & Beverage and Agricultural applications
  • Digestion process enhancement
  • Alternative waste water treatment
  • Composting pilot facilities, testing and integration
  • Landfill gas processes and utilization

Biofibres

  • Bio-polymers and composites
  • Bio-resins
  • Cellulose Nanocrystals
  • Cellulose Nanofibres
  • Bio fire retardants