deinking

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deinking

[dē′iŋk·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The process of removing ink from recycled paper so that the fibers can be used again.
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The materials feature the tagline, "Because life is too short to deink cheap beer.
Sustainability - Xerox's patented, granulated, resin-based ink formulation makes it simpler to deink prints for recycling.
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If the wash process alone could not deink papers, by the mid-1990s two deinking plants in Europe and two in the United States were able to process a substantial percentage of flexo printing in recovered newspapers.
GSP's Scudder may have succeeded, but he wasn't the first to deink and repulp newspapers.
It is "difficult to deink 100 percent," with the flotation method used by Haindl and others, he added.
It uses mostly flotation to deink newspapers, magazines and telephone books gathered from western Canada and parts of the western and midwestern United States.
While the wash process has been able to deink flexo-printed newspapers, the newer flotation process cannot.
It will repulp and deink newspapers and magazines for a 230,000-tpy machine, and reportedly has customer commitments for three-quarters of its production.
mill was the first to deink and recycle old newspapers into new newsprint.