Biomass Treatment Method

NREL (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A method for treating biomass was developed that uses an apparatus which moves a biomass and dilute aqueous ammonia mixture through reaction chambers without compaction. The apparatus moves the biomass using a non-compressing piston. The resulting treated biomass is saccharified to produce fermentable sugars.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number7,819,976
StatePublished - 2010

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-51081


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