Lignocellulosic fibrous composites and associated methods for preparing the same

  • US 8,894,879 B2
  • Filed: 06/03/2014
  • Issued: 11/25/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/22/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A lignocellulosic fibrous composite, comprising:

  • at least one solvent, wherein the at least one solvent comprises water;

    a lignocellulosic fiber, wherein the lignocellulosic fiber comprises processed lignin, hemicellulose, and cellulose, and wherein the dried lignocellulosic fiber has been processed by ruminant digestion and anaerobic digestion;

    wherein the at least one solvent is present in a concentration of less than approximately 25% by weight; and

    wherein the density of the lignocellulosic fibrous composite ranges from approximately 5 pounds per cubic foot to approximately 19 pounds per cubic foot.

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