Research Article

Lignocellulosic Composites Prepared Utilizing Aqueous Alkaline/Urea Solutions with Cold Temperatures

Figure 1

Preparation of LC panels. (a) Cotton gel first prepared by stirring cotton in cold alkaline solvent, (b) cotton gel combined with OOW and AF ingredients and stirred, (c) the resultant LC gel transferred to foam panel and then transferred to water to remove alkaline solvent, and (d) representation of the final composite and the original ingredients (cotton, OOW, and AF) employed.