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Effects of the surface chemistry on paper properties of mechanical pulps

Date: 1.4.1996-30.6.1999
Code: K7618
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Chemical Engineering (KTF), Laboratory of Forest Products Chemistry
Address: Porthansgatan 3, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 229
Fax +358-2-2154 868
E-mail bjarne.holmbom@abo.fi
Project leader: TkD Bjarne Holmbom, professor (1.4.1996-)
TkD Johanna Buchert, docent (1.4.1996-)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 70 %
- applied research 30 %
Finnish funding organizations: Tekes, Helsingfors () FIM 320000
Man months: Totally: 18 months
Partners: Statens tekniska forskningcentral (VTT), Bio- och livsmedelsteknik; Tekniska högskolan, Institutionen för träförädlingens kemi
Keywords: mekanisk massa, ytkemi, mekaaninen massa, pintakemia, mekaniska massor, papper, hemicellulosor, ytkemi, analys, vedharts, mechanical pulps, paper, hemicelluloses, surface chemistry, analysis,

The aim is to characterize various mechanical pulps, especially their carbohydrate composition and the distribution of carbohydrates in the fibres.The influence of surface chemistry on the properties of fibres and paper sheets will also be determined.


11.3.1996 / 31.5.1999