Microbiology of Paper and Board Manufacture

  • D. M. Holt


There have been a number of significant changes in the UK paper and board industry over the last decade, in particular the increase in waste paper usage and the reduction in water consumption of mills per tonne of product. This review paper presents details of how these changes have affected the microbiological aspects of paper and board manufacture. Emphasis is directed to the reduction in water consumption ‘closing up’ in mill systems and methods of controlling microbial slime deposits. Details of microbial content of pulps, fibres and final products are also discussed.


Waste Paper Chlorine Dioxide Mill System Board Manufacture Board Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Holt
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  1. 1.Micran Ltd, Unit A1, Wellheads CrescentWellheads Industrial EstateAberdeenUK

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