mechanical pulping

mechanical pulping

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′pəlp·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Mechanical, rather than chemical, recovery of cellulose fibers from wood; unpurified, finely ground wood is made into newsprint, cheap Manila papers, and tissues.
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Working with industry in the Atlantic region, the strategic research areas of alcohol pulping, mechanical pulping and environmental impact will be addressed.
A listing of mechanical pulping descriptions and their generally accepted abbreviations is also included.
location Jyvaskyla, Finland, directs currently Metso Paper's Mechanical Pulping business line.
Douglas Atack of PAPRICAN was inducted under the Research & Development category for significant contributions to research and the mechanical pulping industry;
Transfer to the new operating model Metso Paper will be organized in six customer business lines: * Paper Business Line * Board Business Line * Tissue Business Line * Mechanical Pulping Business Line * Chemical Pulping Business Line * Service Business Line.
Papers are sought covering all aspects of mechanical pulp, its manufacture and use, for the 2005 International Mechanical Pulping Conference, which will be held in Oslo, Norway, June 7-10, 2005.
The project, which includes rebuilding chip handling for all the mechanical pulping lines, will enhance paper quality by improving the opacity and strength properties of the products.
The business group consists of Chemical Pulping Systems, Mechanical Pulping Systems and Panel Board Systems.
This volume provides a comprehensive summary of the entire mechanical pulping process.
Twin-Wire press technology will also play an important role in the development of environmentally sound bleaching technology for mechanical pulping and recycled fiber.
In neutral and acidic conditions, such as in mechanical pulping, the extractives are difficult to remove, and resinous woods are more of a problem in pitch control.
Application: For sulfite treatment in mechanical pulping systems, this study shows that process conditions and equipment use are important in pulp property development and process efficiency.

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