mechanical pulp

mechanical pulp

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′pəlp]
(materials)
Wood pulp produced by grinding and soaking the wood fibers. Also known as groundwood pulp.
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Tenders are invited for Bleached Chemi Thermo Mechanical Pulp - Hardwood 70 (BCTMP-HW 70) for Board Plant (Unit-II)
Hyderabad: Industry body Assocham on Tuesday urged the Centre to impose 10 percent customs duty on import of hardwood chemical pulp and bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) to encourage domestic pulp production.
The Ostrand pulp plant produces 420,000 tonnes of chlorine-free bleached kraft pulp, which is used in the production of printing paper and hygiene products, plus approximately 90,000 tonnes of chemically treated mechanical pulp (CTMP), which is used for the manufacture of hygiene products and packaging products.
Metso Automation and the Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada (Paprican) have reached a three-year agreement for the testing and further development of advanced refiner control technology aimed at increasing the efficiency of mechanical pulp mills.
Smith CT, Carnus J-M, Wang H, Gielen GJHP, Stuthridge TR, Tomer MD (2003) Land application of chemi-thermo mechanical pulp and paper mill effluent in New Zealand: from research to practice.
According to the "Using Less Wood" fact sheet, energy use can be cut by 30 percent in the mechanical pulp and refining process with alternative fibers.
Newsprint in the past 130 years has been made largely from mechanical pulp, which is produced when wood chips are ground into fibers.
The province's mechanical pulp mills were left wondering whether or not burned or dry wood could be used to make high-quality paper.
which he re-called was the "first to use eucalyptus for mechanical pulp.
The mill's profitability has been hurt by weak market for ground wood pulp and chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (CTMP).
2], papermakers may be able to decrease oxalate-related scaling without sacrificing brightness in bleached mechanical pulp.
Whereas 25 years ago, mechanical pulp had to be blended with bleached kraft pulp to make paper strong enough for newsprint--today it can often be made with 100 percent "thermomechanical" pulp.

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