Handbook of Paper and Board: 2 Volume Set

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Handbook of Paper and Board: 2 Volume Set Editor: Herbert Holik Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH Pages: 992 Language: English ISBN: 9783527331840 Categories: , ,

Papermaking is a fascinating art and technology. The second edition of this successful 2 volume handbook provides a comprehensive view on the technical, economic, ecologic and social background of paper and board. It has been updated, revised and largely extended in depth and width including the further use of paper and board in converting and printing. A wide knowledge basis is a prerequisite in evaluating and optimizing the whole process chain to ensure efficient paper and board production. The same is true in their application and end use. The book covers a wide range of topics: * Raw materials required for paper and board manufacturing such as fibers, chemical additives and fillers * Processes and machinery applied to prepare the stock and to produce the various paper and board grades including automation and trouble shooting * Paper converting and printing processes, book preservation * The different paper and board grades as well as testing and analysing fiber suspensions, paper and board products, and converted or printed matters * Environmental and energy factors as well as safety aspects. The handbook will provide professionals in the field, e. g. papermakers as well as converters and printers, laymen, students, politicians and other interested people with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on the state-of- the-art techniques and aspects involved in paper making, converting and printing.

Weight2.872 kg

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Author Biography

After obtaining his diploma in mechanical engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Herbert Holik spent three years in R&D for cryogenics. He then worked for over 35 years in the paperrelated supplier industry holding responsible positions, mainly in R&D. He has taught as a lecturer and guest lecturer at various national and international universities. Herbert Holik is coauthor of several books and encyclopaedias related to paper science and authored a large number of technical and scientific papers. His numerous patents cover most areas of paper making. He was an active member of national and international working groups on paper technology, machinery safety, testing and standardization as well as education.