Paper Products Physics and Technology


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Paper Products Physics and Technology Editors: Monica Ek, Goran Gellerstedt, Gunnar Henriksson Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: De Gruyter Pages: 342 Illustrations and other contents: 350 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9783110483468 Categories: , ,

This four volume set covers the entire spectrum of pulp and paper chemistry and technology from starting material to processes and products including market demands. This work is essential for all students of wood science and a useful reference for those working in the pulp and paper industry or on the chemistry of renewable resources. This volume examines the physical properties of paper and modern demands on this versatile material. The book presents fundamental definitions of fibre networks and their structure, physical properties of the paper and their development during pressing and drying, interactions with moisture and its affect on mechanical properties, interactions between light and fibrous materials and the determination of optical properties of the paper, physical action of dry-strength and wet-strength chemicals, physical properties of the paper surface with special emphasis on printing and print quality, overview of packaging materials and the demands on paper from a packaging materials perspective, laminate theories for papermakers and theoretical models of paper for converting and end-uses.

Weight0.779 kg



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Author Biography

Monica Ek, Goeran Gellerstedt, Gunnar Henriksson, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden