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Recent Development of Cardanol Based Polymer Materials-A Review

Puyou Jia1, Fei Song1, Qiaoguang Li2,*, Haoyu Xia3, Mei Li1,*, Xugang Shu2, Yonghong Zhou1

Institute of Chemical Industry of Forest Products, Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF); Key Lab. of Biomass Energy and Material; Co-Innovation Center of Efficient Processing and Utilization of Forest Resources, Nanjing Forestry University; Key and Open Laboratory of Forest Chemical Engineering, SFA; National Engineering Laboratory for Biomass Chemical Utilization, Nanjing, China.
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Zhongkai University of Agriculture and Engineering, Guangzhou, China.
College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China.

*Corresponding Authors: Qiaoguang Li. Email: email; Mei Li. Email: email.

Journal of Renewable Materials 2019, 7(7), 601-619.


Polymers from renewable resources are receiving tremendous attention due to the increasing concerns on the depletion of fossil oils and deteriorated environments. Cardanol, as an abundant and renewable chemical raw material, has been widely used for the production of renewable polymer materials via converting into various of chemical monomers with active functional groups. This comprehensive review deals with various aspects of cardanol as a starting material the preparing various polymer and polymer composites such as benzoxazine resins, phenolic resin, polyurethanes, epoxy resin, vinyl ester polymers, polyamide and cyanate ester resins. The assessment of the future prospects for the use of cardanol to synthesise novel and valuable renewable materials is presented.


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APA Style
Jia, P., Song, F., Li, Q., Xia, H., Li, M. et al. (2019). Recent development of cardanol based polymer materials-a review. Journal of Renewable Materials, 7(7), 601-619.
Vancouver Style
Jia P, Song F, Li Q, Xia H, Li M, Shu X, et al. Recent development of cardanol based polymer materials-a review. J Renew Mater. 2019;7(7):601-619
IEEE Style
P. Jia et al., "Recent Development of Cardanol Based Polymer Materials-A Review," J. Renew. Mater., vol. 7, no. 7, pp. 601-619. 2019.


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