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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It is great to work with Metso Automation's experts, who have developed advanced knowledge of control and automation on a wide scale," said Tom Browne, program manager of mechanical pulping at Paprican.
ARC's pulp and paper business unit is now able to model all aspects of a fully operational mechanical pulping mill and has the equipment necessary to evaluate both mechanical and chemical pulping processes.
The mill will also comprise a mechanical pulping unit, designed for paper recycling, wastewater treatment facilities and a combined heat and power production plant.
Nevertheless, Johnson said that in laboratory experiments "we have confirmed that mechanical pulping gives rise to a useful pulp using the whole stem of hemp.
The International Mechanical Pulping Conference (IMPC) returns to the United States
We have awarded this prize to ANDRITZ based on our excellent relationship and ANDRITZs continuous support in mechanical pulping for almost 20 years.
Finnish paper products company UPM-Kymmene Corporation (NYSE: UPM) said on Tuesday (24 April) that it has developed a new innovative method for using pine for mechanical pulping.
It was superior to mechanical pulping, but the process also degraded some of the cellulose fibres.
The advanced technological standard of the ANDRITZ mechanical pulping processes as well as the high reliability of the components were decisive for Volga to place the order with ANDRITZ.
THE INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL PULPING CONFERENCE, IMPC 2005 is planned in Oslo, Norway for June 7 - 9, 2005.
Unlike chemical pulping processes that require chemicals to break wood down into its constituent fibres, mechanical pulping is largely a matter of grinding up the wood into basic components.
Metso Paper India Pvt Ltd would offer a full range of products and services including paper, board and tissue making lines, chemical and mechanical pulping lines, rebuilds, process improvements and aftermarket services.

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