wet-strength paper

wet-strength paper

[′wet ¦streŋkth ′pā·pər]
(materials)
Paper with increased water resistance due to processing and interlocking of fibers, as well as impregnation with small amounts of resins (for example, melamine or urea formaldehyde). Also known as wet-strong paper.
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Unfortunately, positive zeta potential numbers may be "normal" in a different paper mill, especially if a wet-strength paper grade is being made.
Other examples of nonplastic substitute items developed for shipboard operations include disposable hot-drink paper cups, powdered cleaners in water dissolvable packets, and wet-strength paper trash bags.
The coated, fine-paper operation also produces wet-strength paper that is used for beer labels.
The wallpaper was created using Vutek Piezo inkjet technology imaged on Latek-saturated wet-strength paper.
That these papers were well made is attested by the following statement in a letter of commendation from the Office of Chief of Engineers, War Department, "Millions of maps have been printed on this high wet-strength paper, and their superior durable qualities have proved eminently satisfactory to troops in all theaters of war.
Weber, Notes on resin-bonded, wet-strength papers, Printing Equip.
wet-strength paper is now available, as are two new 60-lb.
In addition to the adhesive-backed vinyl, ENCAD also offers four outdoor banner products: GO Reinforced Vinyl, GO Polyethylene Banner, GO Tyvek(R) and GO Wet-strength Paper.
GO Tyvek(R), and GO Wet-Strength Paper, along with the next generation
Polyethylene Banner, GO Wet-Strength Paper, and GO Water- Resistant
DETA is used in the manufacture of wet-strength paper resins, chelating agents, polyamides, epoxy curing agents, corrosion inhibitors and many other industrial products.
The products include super-calendered semi-gloss products and smooth uncoated wet-strength papers.