Innofibre - Center for the Innovation of Cellulosic Products

Cégep de Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Québec
What the facility does

Drives innovation in the pulp, paper, and biorefinery industry - diversifying biomass products and adapting emerging technologies

Area(s) of Expertise

Innofibre contributes to the technological positioning and sustainable development of the pulp, paper, and biorefinery industry in Quebec by supporting innovation and diversification of biomass products, and by adapting emerging paper technologies.

Research Services
  • Components/parts fabrication
  • Fabrication, Prototyping and Installation Services
  • Ingredient selection and recommendations
  • IP Protection facilitation
  • Pilot trials and mini productions (incubation of products)
  • Printability testing and analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Production of pre-commercial batches
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Sample analysis & testing
  • Scientific and technological monitoring
  • Scientific report writing
  • Technical assistance (consultation, comparative analysis of technologies, tests and analysis)
  • Technical feasibility of process, product
  • Technology development
  • Technology evaluation / validation
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Clean technology
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Manufacturing and processing

Equipment

William chip file

Domtar chip file

Chip pile density analyzer

Chip furnace

Hydraulic press

Thomas Wilie Sprayer

W.S. Tyler Screen

Bauer-McNett fiber files (2)

FQA Hi-Res Fiber Analyzer

Sieves Somerville (2)

Pulmac Rejects Analyzer

PFI Laboratory Refiner

Labtech PFI Lab Refiner

Pile Valley

Cerebrospinal fluid (CDF)  Drainers (2)

Standard disintegrators (5)

Domtar Disintegrator

Dynamic drainage analyzer (Britt Jar)

Mutek DFS drainage analyzer

Mutek zeta potential analyzer