Environmentally Friendly Technologies for the Pulp and Paper Industry

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Raymond A. Young, Masood Akhtar
John Wiley & Sons, 1998 - Science - 577 pages
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Solving the pulp and paper industries' environmental problems is essential to maintaining the forest industry and accommodating the changing economic needs of forest communities. This book explores the construction of new mills--operating on new technology that does not produce pollutants--which are vital to the pulp and paper industry.
 

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Contents

The Need for New Technologies for the Pulp
1
Catalyzed Alcohol Organosolv Pulping
69
The AS AM Process
101
Acetic AcidBased Pulping
133
MILOX Pulping and Bleaching
157
Steam Explosion Pulping
191
Elemental Chlorine Free tECFl and Totally Chlorine Free tTCP1
215
Taxonomy of Industrially Important VhiteRot Fungi
259
Fungal Treatment of Wood Chips for Chemical Pulping
385
Fungal Pretreutment for Organosolv Pulping and Dissolving
421
Biological Approach for Pulping and Bleaching of Nonwoody
449
LargeScale Production of Fungal Inoculum
481
Bleaching Kraft Pulps with WhiteRot Fungi
505
Waste Treatment of Kraft Effluent by WhiteRot Fungi
515
Fungal Treatment of Wood Chips to Remove Extractives
541
INDEX
567

An Overview of BJomechanical Pulping Research
309
Engineering ScaleUp and Economic Aspects of Fungal
341

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Page iii - ... was carried out chemically. The chemical part of the process had several problems, including colouring of the product, formation of by-products, and low energy efficiency. Pulp and paper The pulp and paper industry is very capital-intensive with small profit margins. To keep up with the increasing demand for pulp and paper and to meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations, the industry has been constantly looking to technological improvements.
Page iii - However. the industry is very capital-intensive with small profit margins. which tends to limit experimentation. development. and incorporation of new technologies into the mills.

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