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Surface Application of Paper Chemicals

  • James Brander
  • Ian Thorn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. J. Brander, I. Thorn
    Pages 1-8
  3. G. Bacquet, J.-C. Isoard
    Pages 48-68
  4. N.-O. Bergh
    Pages 69-108
  5. J. B. Clarke
    Pages 109-128
  6. I. Attrup, S. Hansen
    Pages 129-137
  7. J. Anderson
    Pages 138-155
  8. H. Weaver
    Pages 156-174
  9. A. S. Tindal
    Pages 175-191
  10. T. Kimpimäki, A. V. Savolainen
    Pages 208-228
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 259-263

About this book

Introduction

With the exception of a slight hiccup during the height of the recent environmental movement (during the early 1990s), when for a year or two consumers were prepared to pay a price premium for lower quality recycled paper than for the virgin product, the inexorable improvement in the quality demanded of paper products continues. This demand for quality covers not only the aesthetics ofthe product but also its performance. Moreover, it is becoming increasingly the case that papers designed for a particular use must, as it were incidentally, also perform well in alternative applications. An example is that of office and printing papers, which are expected to perform as well in copier machines as in all the various forms of impact and non-impact printers. But even greater demands are made in other product areas, where board designed for dry foods can also be expected to protect moist and fatty materials and be made of 100% recycled fibre. The need to isolate foodstuffs from some of the contaminants that can affect recycled board is a· serious challenge. Thus, papermakers are constantly striving to meet a broadening spectrum of demands on their products; often while accepting declining quality of raw materials. The product design philosophy that has arisen in response to this is increasingly to isolate the bulk of a paper from its uses: to engineer the needed performance characteristics into the paper surfaces while more or less ignoring what happens inside.

Keywords

Pigment base food molecule polymer preparation rheology toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • James Brander
    • 1
  • Ian Thorn
    • 2
  1. 1.Arjo-Wiggins LimitedBeaconsfieldUK
  2. 2.Eka ChemicalsWeston-super-MareUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-1457-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7151-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1457-5
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