9th International Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar PFI, in cooperation with NTNU, has successfully organized the 9th Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar (FMPRS) on May 19-20 2015, in Trondheim. Read more... Publications Elastic models coupling the cellulose nanofibril to the macroscopic film level Read more... Ethanol organosolv pretreatment of softwood (Picea abies) and sugarcane bagasse for biofuel and biorefinery applications Read more... Preparation of individualised lignocellulose microfibrils based on thermomechanical pulp and their effect on paper properties Read more... Decorative laminates – Wood fibre based biocomposites Read more... Substitution of nanoclay in high gas barrier films of cellulose nanofibrils with cellulose nanocrystals and thermal treatment Read more... Nanocellulose-based biocomposites for wound healing applications Read more... The effect of xylan on the fibrillation efficiency of DED bleached soda bagasse pulp and on nanopaper characteristics Read more... PFI has invested in state-of-the-art microscopy equipment Cross-section of an ion-milled paper sample. Note the mineral filler structure (right image) that is visualized with the new SEM. The new equipment for ion-milling and SEM are available at PFI. (Image: Per Olav Johnsen, PFI). Read more... The Scan-test Methods, which are part of an initiative for the harmonisation and standardization mainly of test methods and terminology for the pulp and paper industry in Finland, Norway and Sweden, are freely available in this site. Read more... PFI is accredited according to the ISO17025 standard. Read more about our accredited methods.