Address: 17 Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny, Arkhangelsk 163002 Russian Federation. Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V.Lomonosov. Office 1425

Phone / Fax: (818-2) 21-61-18



Production of Thermal Insulating Materials on the Basis of the Secondary Cellulose Fiber

Версия для печати
Creative Commons License
These works are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

S.G. Luchinkin, V.A. Kozhukhov, Yu.D. Alashkevich

Complete text of the article:

Download article (pdf, 0.5MB )






The principal direction of production development of building materials is materials providing a saving of energy resources, including reduction of heat losses through enclosing structures of buildings, constructions and technological equipment. The majority of insulation materials have a number of drawbacks, such as a low thermal resistance and increased combustibility, the presence of hazardous components polluting the environment. The problems of waste disposal in the production and operation of materials and high-energy consumption for their production are relevant. The urgency of the research is the development of an effective material with the necessary heat insulating and performance properties on the basis of the secondary cellulose fiber; and the creation of an energy-saving technology of production of non-combustible thermal insulating and soundproof materials. The goal of research is to develop a manufacturing technology of such material based on shredded paper waste and non-combustible fillers, boric acid and borax. On the basis of the results of the study we propose a new technological scheme of production of cellulose insulation with the 3-step crushing system with double air stretching and fluffing of fibers, allowing us to obtain a material with reduced density and increased energy efficiency. The main operational characteristics of the new material (coefficients of thermal conductivity and vapor permeability, sorption and sorption equilibrium humidity, hydrogen index) are determined experimentally. The research results demonstrate an improvement of the majority of thermophysical parameters of the cellulose thermal insulating and soundproof material in comparison with the known analogs and can be used in the design and construction of industrial and residential buildings and structures.


S.G. Luchinkin, Postgraduate Student
V.A. Kozhukhov, Candidate of Engineering Sciences
Yu.D. Alashkevich, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor


Siberian State University of Science and Technology named after academician M.F. Resh-etnev, pr. Mira, 82, Krasnoyarsk, 660049, Russian Federation; е-mail:


cellulosic material, heat insulating material, beating, heat and sound insulation, thermal conductivity, sorption humidity

For citation

Luchinkin S.G., Kozhukhov V.A., Alashkevich Yu.D. Production of Thermal Insulating Materials on the Basis of the Secondary Cellulose Fiber. Lesnoy zhurnal [Forestry journal], 2017, no. 6, pp. 151–159. DOI: 10.17238/issn0536-1036.2017.6.151


1. Bad'in G.M., Sychev S.A. Sovremennye tekhnologii stroitel'stva i rekonstruktsii zdaniy [Modern Technologies of Construction and Reconstruction of Buildings]. Saint Petersburg, BHV-Petersburg Publ., 2013. 288 p. (In Russ.)
2. GOST–84. Okhrana prirody. Rekul'tivatsiya zemel'. Metod opredeleniya pH vodnoy vytyazhki vskryshnykh i vmeshchayushchikh porod [State Standard–84. Nature Protection. Recultivation of Lands. Method of Determining pH Water Extraction of Overburden and Enclosing Rocks]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 1984. 10 p. (In Russ.)
3. GOST 17177–94. Materialy i izdeliya stroitel'nye teploizolyatsionnye. Metody ispytaniy [State Standard 17177–94. Thermal Insulating Materials and Products for Building Application. Test Methods]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 1994. 34 p. (In Russ.)
4. GOST 7076–99. Materialy i izdeliya stroitel'nye. Metod opredeleniya teploprovodnosti i termicheskogo soprotivleniya pri statsionarnom teplovom rezhime [State Standard 7076–99. Building Materials and Products. Method of Determination of Steady-State Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Resistance]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 1999. 22 p. (In Russ.)
5. GOST P 54855–2011. Materialy i izdeliya stroitel'nye. Opredelenie raschetnykh znacheniy teplofizicheskikh kharakteristik [State Standard P 54855–2011. Building Materi-als and Products. Determination of Design Thermal Value]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 2011. 12 p. (In Russ.)
6. GOST 25898–2012. Materialy i izdeliya stroitel'nye. Metody opredeleniya paro-pronitsaemosti i soprotivleniya paropronitsaniyu [State Standard 25898–2012. Building Materials and Products. Method for Determination of Water Vapour Permeability and Steam-Tightness]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 2014. 10 p. (In Russ.)
7. GOST 24816–2014. Materialy stroitel'nye. Metod opredeleniya ravnovesnoy sorbtsionnoy vlazhnosti [State Standard 24816–2014. Building Materials. Method of Equilibrium Hygroscopic Moisture Determination]. Moscow, Standartinform Publ., 2015. 8 p. (In Russ.)
8. Petrov A.N. Teploizolyatsionnye materialy na osnove solomy i neorganicheskikh svyazuyushchikh: dis. ... kand. tekhn. nauk [Heat-Insulating Materials Based on Straw and Inorganic Binders: Cand. Eng. Sci. Diss.]. Kazan, 1998. 178 p.
9. Platforma materialov [Platform of Materials]. Available at: (accessed16.08.2017).
10. Chudnovskiy A.F. Teplofizicheskie kharakteristiki dispersnykh materialov [Thermophysical Characteristics of Disperse Materials]. Moscow, Fizmatgiz Publ., 1962. 456 p. (In Russ.)
11. Svennersedt B. Field Data on Settling in Loose – Fill Therminal Insulation. Insu-lation Materials, Testing and Applications, ASTM STR 1030. Ed. by D.L. Mc Elroy, J.F. Kimpflen. American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia, USA, 1990, pp. 231-236.
Received on September 16, 2017

Production of Thermal Insulating Materials on the Basis of the Secondary Cellulose Fiber


Make a Submission


Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) was awarded the "Seal of Recognition for Active Data Provider of the Year 2024"