Challenges in three-dimensional (3D) printing of wood-derived biopolymers towards biomedical applications

Tutkimustuotos: Artikkeli kirjassa/raportissa/konferenssijulkaisussaKonferenssiartikkeliAmmatillinen

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Abstrakti

The well-separated three main components from wood, i.e. cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin, are considered as promising candidates for replacing and improving the properties of oil-based and animal-derived biomaterials. To date, three-dimensional (3D) printing technology is expected to revolutionize the utilization of wood-derived biopolymers to tailor them obtaining advanced materials towards high-value applications, such as bioplastics and biomedical treatments. Here, we present an overview of our recent works on utilizing wood-derived biopolymers, especially nanocellulose and hemicelluloses, with different 3D printing techniques and elaborate the key challenges, which arose during those approaches. Spruce galactoglucomannan was found to be a promising candidate to partially replace natural bioplastic i.e. polylactic acid. Different nanocellulose-based inks have been successfully formulated and fabricated to scaffolds targeting at biomedical applications, in particular, wound healing application.

AlkuperäiskieliEi tiedossa
Otsikko5th International Conference on Pulping, Papermaking and Biotechnology
KustantajaNanjing university press
Sivut
TilaJulkaistu - 2018
OKM-julkaisutyyppiD3 Ammatillisen konferenssin julkaisusarja

Keywords

  • 3D printing
  • Nanocellulose

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