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Title: Gross wood characteristics affecting properties of handsheets made from loblolly pine refiner groundwood

Author: McMillin, Charles W.;

Date: 1968

Source: Tappi, Vol. 51(1): 51-56

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Specific refining energy and gross wood properties accounted for as much as 90% of the total variation in strength of handsheets made from 96 pulps disk-refined from chips of varying characteristics. Burst, tear, and breaking length were increased by applying high specific refining energy and using fast-grown wood of high latewood content but of relatively low density. To maximize sheet density, only high refining energy and high proportion of latewood were required.

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McMillin, Charles W. 1968. Gross wood characteristics affecting properties of handsheets made from loblolly pine refiner groundwood. Tappi, Vol. 51(1): 51-56


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