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Enzymes for treatment of paper mill circulation waters (EKI)

Date: 1.9.1998-31.8.2000
Code: 17758
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 rekman@abo.fi
Project leader: PhD, TkD Rainer Ekman, docent (1.9.1998-31.8.2000)
Type of research: 2 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 30 %
- applied research 70 %
Finnish funding organizations: Tekes,Helsingfors (Minimization of water consumption in papermaking Cactus) FIM 340000
Man months: 6 months in 1998; Totally: 12 months
Partners: VTT, Bio- and food technology, Finland
Ordered by: Tekes, Helsingfors
Keywords: papperstillverkning, paperinvalmistus, pappersframställning, processvatten, enzymer, körbarhet, papermaking, process waters, enzymes, runnability,

The aim of the project is to attain or even improve the runnability on paper machines by use of less water through treatment of detrimental susbtances in process waters by enxymes.By enzymatic treatment the detrimental substances are converted to a nondisturbing form.


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