Synthesis and Thermomechanical Properties of Polyurethanes and Biocomposites Derived from Macauba Oil and Coconut Husk Fibers

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Rafael L. Quirino; Taynara F. da Silva; Amanda Payne; Roseany de V. V. Lopes; Leonardo G. Paterno; Maria José A. Sales;

This work reports on a very effective route to produce bio-based polyurethanes (PUs) and composites with high content of renewable carbon sources. The PUs are prepared with polyols synthesized from macauba oil (Acrocomia aculeata) and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate, at... View more
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