Kevin T Hodgson
Examines fiber properties for producing various paper and paperboard products. Studies the effects of fiber length, coarseness, and general morphology on properties. Explores characteristics, processing and use of secondary fiber and nonwood fiber. Introduces surface and colloid chemistry; papermaking 'wet end chemistry'; fillers, and functional additives. Prerequisite: PSE 201; PSE 202; PSE 248. Offered: Sp.
Scott, William E., “Principles of Wet End Chemistry”, 2nd edition. TAPPI Press, Atlanta, 1996. ISBN: 0-89852-286-2
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