Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Holik
  1. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Holik3,
  2. Dr. phil. Peter F. Tschudin1 and
  3. Dipl.-Kfm. Gert-Heinz Rentrop2

Published Online: 6 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608257.ch1

Handbook of Paper and Board

Handbook of Paper and Board

How to Cite

Holik, H., Tschudin, P. F. and Rentrop, G.-H. (2006) Introduction, in Handbook of Paper and Board (ed H. Holik), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608257.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Corporate R&D and Technology, Voith Paper, Escher Wyss Str. 25, 88212 Ravensburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Basler Papiermühle, Basel, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Verband Deutscher Papierfabriken e.V., Bonn, Germany

  3. 3

    Corporate R&D and Technology, Voith Paper, Escher Wyss Str. 25, 88212 Ravensburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309979

Online ISBN: 9783527608256

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Keywords:

  • paper;
  • board;
  • today;
  • manufacturing process;
  • overview;
  • historical background;
  • economic aspects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Paper and Board Today

  • Overview of the Manufacturing Process for Paper and Board

  • Historical Background and General Aspects

    • Introduction

    • Precursors of Paper

      • Tapa (Bark-cloth)

      • Felt

      • Papyrus

    • Paper

      • Invention of Paper

      • Chinese Paper

      • The Eastern Spread of Papermaking

      • The Spread of Papermaking into Central and Southern Asia

      • Arab Paper

      • Medieval European Paper

      • Mechanization and Industrialization

      • Paper Machines

      • Pulping and Sizing

      • From Industrialization to Automation and Globalization: Technical and Economic Trends of the 19th and 20th Centuries

  • Economic Aspects

  • References