How to get sugar from sawdust?

Published April 14, 2018

How to get sugar from sawdust?

Sugar from sawdust can be obtained by hydrolysis, that is, decomposition with water. This is a very common chemical process. Sawdust and other wood waste contain carbohydrate cellulose. From it in the hydrolysis plants glucose is prepared, which can be used in different ways. Most often it is converted into alcohol, the starting product for many chemical syntheses...

What is extraction?

Published December 16, 2018

What is extraction?

Extraction is a chemical process that is very common in industry. It is used in the chemical, oil refining, food, metallurgical, pharmaceutical and other industries. Scientifically, extraction refers to a method of extracting a substance from a solution or a dry mixture using a suitable solvent (extractant). Liquid extraction involves the transfer of one (or more) soluble substances contained...

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