15. Pulp and Paper

  1. Rubin Shmulsky and
  2. P. David Jones

Published Online: 13 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch15

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Shmulsky, R. and Jones, P. D. (2011) Pulp and Paper, in Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813820743

Online ISBN: 9780470960035

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Keywords:

  • pulp and paper;
  • paper and paperboard, from wood - reduced to individual fibers, or fiber bundles;
  • nonwood fibers in use - straw, bagasse and bamboo;
  • energy costs, increasing - pulp and paper mills, operating in dual manner;
  • mechanical pulping, two methods - for mechanical or groundwood pulp;
  • mechanical pulping, wood proportion - usable fiber, 95–99 percent;
  • semichemical-mechanical pulping (SCMP) - similar to CTMP, chips refined;
  • washing and bleaching - for cleaning pulp;
  • sheet properties and fiber characteristics - density, related to cell wall thickness;
  • papermaking with nonwood fibers – features, superior to wood fiber

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Paper

  • Paper Consumption

  • Paper Properties

  • Important Types of Paper

  • Measurement and Sources of Raw Material

  • References and Supplemental Reading