Overview of the Manufacturing Process for Paper and Board : Part 2

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Continued from Part 1 . All components mentioned in Part 1 have to be adequately prepared for optimum use in the papermaking process [...]

Paper and Board Today : Part 1

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The history of paper is also the history of human culture and civilization. The Egyptians, Greeks and Romans wrote on “papyrus”, a paper-like [...]

Overview of the Manufacturing Process for Paper and Board : Part 1

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Overview of the Manufacturing Process for Paper and Board Papermaking today includes, in principle, the same process steps as applied for centuries: preparation of the fiber material, sheet or web forming, pressing, dry¬ing, sizing and smoothing. However, in the last two centuries much of the detail has changed. Each process step has undergone – and [...]

Historical Background and General Aspects

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Historical Background and General Aspects 1.3.1 Introduction Paper is defined internationally as a thin layer of mostly cellulosic plant fibers, produced on a [...]

Economic Aspects of Paper

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In 2002 the world production of paper and board was ca. 331 V 106 t. Although paper and board are used in some form or other in all parts of the inhabited world, the production is left to a limited number of countries. More than 9000 paper machines are responsible for production in 111 of [...]