Bioderived Heat Transfer Fluids and Methods of Making the Same

Nicholas Thornburg (Inventor), Jacob Kruger (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a lignin-derived mixture that includes at least one of a dimer, a trimer, and/or a tetramer, where the composition is characterized by a thermal stability up to a maximum temperature between about 260° C. and about 300° C.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,725,093 B2
Filing date15/08/23
StatePublished - 2023

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5400-87268


  • dynamic viscosity
  • lignin-derived mixture
  • oxygen-containing hydrocarbon


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