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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mechanical pulp has a pale-yellow colour similar to that of natural wood due to the presence of lignin chromophores such as coniferaldehyde (see Scheme 1).
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso Packaging, China, to supply a complete wood handling line for a greenfield mechanical pulp plant and board machine in Guangxi Province, China.
According to the Canada Pulp and Paper Association's 1997 Energy Monitoring Report, Millar Western had the lowest purchased-energy rates of all mechanical pulp mills in Canada.
The new long-term electricity supply contract opens the door for a profitable investment in new production of mechanical pulp at Ortviken paper mill.
With its lower water load content and its price-driven characteristics, the mechanical pulp grade market would be an attractive option for the single-nip press arrangement.
Mechanical pulp is a major industry product, but because of its yellowing tendency, it cannot be used for value-added products.
SCA (NASDAQ:SVCBY) (STO:SCAA) (STO:SCAB) (LSE:SNKB) is expanding production of mechanical pulp at Ortviken paper mill.
Other products include newsprint, elemental chlorine-free kraft pulp, totally chlorine-free mechanical pulp and recycled pulp from recovered paper.
The higher yield is because mechanical pulp retains more of the wood's original lignin.
Customers will benefit from a broader product portfolio consisting of Premium Reinforcing Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (PRP NBSK), Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft (NBSK), Northern Bleached Birch Kraft (NBBK), Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft (BEK), Unbleached Electrical Kraft Pulp (UBE), and Bleached Chemical Thermo Mechanical Pulp (BCTMP).
The conference covers most aspects of mechanical pulping, its manufacture and use, including fiber characterization, wood properties, grinding, fundamentals of refining, as well as bleaching and production and use of chemi- mechanical pulp.
based on a Sandoz patent, it was shown that the utility of PEO could be extended to include nearly all mechanical pulp furnishes if the pulp were pre-treated with a phenolic polymer.

Full browser ?