Spent liquor A variety of useful products can be obtained from acid sulphite spent liquors (SSLs), but today most of their organic solids are burned to generate energy and recover cooking chemicals.1,2 Since the dissolved organic solids represent a considerable fuel value, there are rather few industrial applications for the production of chemicals from SSL
Authors & references
Raimo Alén, University of Jyväskylä
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