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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The labels were produced on Vacumet's HoloPRISM wet-strength paper substrate, which was overprinted with conventional inks--the graphics matching the six-pack carrier.
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.
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.
The line now features nine products, including new lightweight offerings, new papers guaranteed for digital presses, new wet-strength papers and a 30% post-consumer waste (PCW) label paper.
The products include super-calendered semi-gloss products and smooth uncoated wet-strength papers.