Title: Z-direction fiber orientation in paperboard
Author: Considine, John M.; Vahey, David W.; Gleisner, Roland; Rudie, Alan; Rolland du Roscoat, Sabine; Bloch, Jean-Francis
Source: Tappi journal. Vol. 9, no. 10 (Oct. 2010): p. 25-32.
Publication Series: Not categorized
Description: This work evaluated the use of conventional tests to show beneficial attributes of z-direction fiber orientation (ZDFO) for structural paperboards. A survey of commercial linerboards indicated the presence of ZDFO in one material that had higher Taber stiffness, out-of-plane shear strength, directional dependence of Scott internal bond strength and directional brightness. Laboratory handsheets were made with a specialized procedure to produce ZDFO. Handsheets with ZDFO had higher out-of-plane shear strength than handsheets formed conventionally. Materials with high out-of-plane shear strength had greater bending stiffness and compressive strength because of their ability to resist shear deformations.
Keywords: Orientation, fibers, testing, shear, optical measurements, fiberboard, mechanical properties, paperboard, optical properties, Eucalyptus, paper, strength, dimensional stability, stiffness, pulp, fiber analysis, shear strength, fiber orientation, fiber properties, z-direction, microfibril angle, linerboards, bonding, bond strength, compressive strength, Taber stiffness, brightness
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Considine, John M.; Vahey, David W.; Gleisner, Roland; Rudie, Alan; Rolland du Roscoat, Sabine; Bloch, Jean-Francis. 2010. Z-direction fiber orientation in paperboard. Tappi Journal. 9(10): 25-32.
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