• JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 791

UMaine Reveals Nation's First Cellulose Nanofiber Pilot Plant

ORONO - Today the University of Maine celebrated the opening of the nation's first Cellulose Nanofiber Pilot Plant.
Cellulose nanofibers (CNF) are a wood-based reinforcing material, of great interest to researchers worldwide, in the development of high-value materials.
Nanomaterial has applications in automobile components, pain and coating additives, composites and filtration media.
As part of UMaine's 63rd Annual "Paper Days" event, tours of the Process Development Center took place.
Senator Angus King was also in attendance today as a key note speaker of the new addition.
The new pilot plant will be capable of producing CNF at a rate of 1 ton per day.

back to top
Get the App on the Google Play Store

What's On Tonight

Fox Bangor

8:00 PM


9:00 PM

The Following

10:00 PM

Fox 22 News at 10

11:00 PM

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit


8:00 PM

Dancing With the Stars

10:01 PM


11:00 PM

ABC 7 News @ 11

11:35 PM

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Latest Tweets