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  • Determination of the recovered-fiber content in paperboard samples by applying mid-infrared spectroscopy 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Canals Parelló, Trini; Cantero Gómez, María Rosa (2015-04-01)
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    Paperboard is widely used in different applications, such as packaging and graphic printing, among others. Consumption of recycled paper is growing, which has led the paper-mill packaging industry to apply strict quality ...
  • Carbon footprint and toxicity indicators of alternative chromium free tanning in China 

    Xu, Xiaoying; Baquero Armans, Grau; Puig Vidal, Rita; Shi, Jiabo; Sang, Jun; Lin, Wei (2015-05-01)
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    This paper analyzes, from a life cycle perspective, the environmental performance of a newly developed chromium-free tanning process compared to the conventional one, in China. Both processes were evaluated by using carbon ...
  • Influencia de la gestión del acuífero sobre los humedales del manto eólico de Doñana 

    Manzano Arellano, María del Sol; Custodio Gimena, Emilio; Higueras, H.; Puig Vidal, Rita; Soler, A. (2009)
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    Doñana es conocida sobre todo por las marismas, pero sobre el manto eólico litoral que cubre buena parte del área occidental de la zona existen cientos de pequeños y medianos humedales (lagunas, arroyos y criptohumedales) ...
  • Review of micro- and small-scale technologies to produce electricity and heat from Mediterranean forests' woodchips 

    González Juncà, Arnau; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Puig Vidal, Rita; Navarro, Pere (2014-11-22)
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    In the current energy conjunction, with an expected growth of energy consumption in a context of fossil fuel depletion, more focus is being placed on renewable energy sources (RES) for electricity generation. One of the ...
  • Removal of chromium (III) from tannery wastewaters with acidophilic fungi 

    Lalueza Baro, Joana; Puig Vidal, Rita; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Martí Badia, Maria Elena (2014-01)
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    Conventional methods for chromium removal from industrial effluents may be limited by technological or economical constraints, especially when they are applied to dilute metal solutions. Thus, biotechnological processes, ...
  • Alternative Fungicides for the Leather Industry: Application in Various Processes. 

    Cuadros Domènech, Sara; Manresa Presas, Mª Angels; Font Vallès, Joaquim; Puig Vidal, Rita; Marsal Monge, Agustí (2013)
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    Increasingly stringent environmental legislation and indispensable use of fungicides in the tanning industry obliges tanners to adapt their processes to alternative technologies with lower environmental impact, including ...
  • Environmental life cycle assessment of rapeseed straight vegetable oil as self-supply agricultural biofuel 

    Baquero Armans, Grau; Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Puig Vidal, Rita; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Rius Carrasco, Antoni (2013-02-01)
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    Biofuels are nowadays considered a questionable environmental alternative to fossil fuels. In that context, this work analyses the environmental impacts when introducing rapeseed on the traditional and current wheat and ...
  • Comparative Study of Multivariate Methods to Identify Paper Finishes Using Infrared Spectroscopy 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Canals Parelló, Trini; Cantero Gómez, María Rosa (2012-03-09)
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    Recycled paper is extensively used worldwide. In the last decades its market has expanded considerably. The increasing use of recycled paper in papermaking has led to the production of paper containing several types of ...
  • Temperature dependence of density and viscosity of vegetable oils 

    Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Baquero Armans, Grau; Rius Carrasco, Antoni; Puig Vidal, Rita (2012-07)
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    The straight use of vegetable oils as fuel in diesel engines entails adjusting several physical properties such as density and viscosity. By adequately heating the vegetable oil before entering the injection system, its ...

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