Chapter 1. Paper and Paperboard - Raw Materials, Processing and Properties

  1. Mark J. Kirwan
  1. Mark J. Kirwan

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch1

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

How to Cite

Kirwan, M. J. (2007) Paper and Paperboard - Raw Materials, Processing and Properties, in Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology (ed M. J. Kirwan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Consultant in Packaging Technology London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125031

Online ISBN: 9780470995877

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Keywords:

  • mechanical pulping;
  • recovered fibre;
  • internal sizing;
  • calendering;
  • solid bleached board (SBB)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction - quantities, pack types and uses

  • Choice of raw materials and manufacture of paper and paperboard

  • Packaging papers and paperboards

  • Packaging requirements

  • Technical requirements of paper and paperboard for packaging

  • Specifications and quality standards

  • Conversion factors for substance (basis weight) and thickness measurements