3. Mineral Fillers in Papermaking

  1. Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Holik
  1. Maximilian Laufmann1 and
  2. Silvia Hubschmid2

Published Online: 12 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527652495.ch3

Handbook of Paper and Board: Volume 1&2

Handbook of Paper and Board: Volume 1&2

How to Cite

Laufmann, M. and Hubschmid, S. (2013) Mineral Fillers in Papermaking, in Handbook of Paper and Board: Volume 1&2 (ed H. Holik), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527652495.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Montélimarstrasse 18, 88213 Ravensburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Omya International AG, 4665 Oftringen, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Omya International, 4665 Oftringen, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527331840

Online ISBN: 9783527652495

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Keywords:

  • papermaking mineral fillers;
  • abrasion;
  • clay;
  • kaolin hydrous;
  • calcined clay;
  • natural ground calcium carbonate;
  • precipitated calcium carbonate;
  • talc;
  • calcium sulphate;
  • titanium dioxide;
  • pigment slurry preservation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of the Use of Mineral Fillers in Papermaking

  • Global Mineral Consumption in the Paper and Board Industry

  • Why Use Mineral Fillers in Paper and Board?

  • Filler Loading Increase via Surface Application

  • Choice of Fillers

  • Characterization of Fillers

  • Main Mineral Fillers

  • Specialty Filler Pigments

  • Preservation of Pigment Slurries

  • Outlook

  • Acknowledgment

  • References