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  • Developments in Tree Cloningby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    The advantages of tree cloning are clear; uniform tree growth enabling guaranteed yield, high density wood with no imperfections and potentially quicker growth rates to improve turnaround. These all equal massive efficiency gains at the paper mill. But how is this technology developing, what are the disadvantages and barriers and how will it affect... more...

  • Emerging Technologies in Wet End Chemistryby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    At the wet end of a paper machine, papermakers already use various chemical additives to enhance end-use performance and manufacturing efficiency. This study looks at emerging strategies that can help papermakers leverage their investments in papermaking equipment and deal with new challenges, including new end-use applications for paper, a need to... more...

  • Emerging Technologies in Flocculationby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Recent work suggests that if it were practical to form perfectly uniform paper, the tensile strength might be twice that of conventionally formed paper. This would mean papermakers could achieve equivalent product performance with less material. If technology could take us even half way, material savings could be tens of billions of Euros per year... more...

  • Energy Efficiency and Recovery in Pulp and Paper Makingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2008; US$ 380.00

    This study forms part of a suite of three new technology studies from Pira focusing on chemical, water and energy recovery in pulp and paper making At a time when energy costs the world over continue to skyrocket, energy conservation techniques come as a welcome relief. This brand new study from Pira International provides in-depth analysis of energy... more...

  • Developments in Engineered Fibresby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Engineered fibres are proving to be particularly effective for specialty paper applications, a section of the paper market that has grown rapidly over the past few years. They have been able to create papers with some unique properties including a high strength-to-weight ratio, high-quality finishes and fibres that can even be used in nonwoven filtration... more...

  • Innovations in Ink on Paper Technology to Improve Printabilityby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Whether you’re a papermaker, ink supplier, press manufacturer or printer, getting ink on paper more effectively is essential to your business. This new study will guide you through the latest developments and provide unique insights into how you can improve your efficiency and quality. more...

  • Nanotechnology in Paper Productionby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2004; US$ 460.00

    The paper industry has been using nano science principles for many years, particularly in wet end chemistry for the development of retention and drainage systems. Historically nanoparticles have been used in combination with cationic starch or synthetic cationic polyacrylamide (C-PAM) or anionic trash catchers (ATCS). Now nanotechnology is poised to... more...

  • New Technologies in Sheet Structureby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Developing and engineering sheet structure to meet a variety of needs is the key to creating the paper products of tomorrow. Successful papermakers are already looking carefully at emerging technologies in area. Pira’s study offers clear thoughts and analysis on how you can capitalise on greater efficiencies, process and performance improvements... more...

  • Technology Developments in Refiningby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 460.00

    Optimised refining can deliver high quality products using less expensive fibre and reduce both chemical and energy usage. For today’s papermaker, getting the process right is more crucial than ever – with increased use of recycled fibres, faster paper machine speeds, increased demands from customers, and a focus at all mills to reduce manufacturing... more...

  • Developments in Tissue Chemicals and Chemical Treatmentsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    The priorities for tissue manufacturers are similar to the rest of the paper industry: reduce costs (including fibre and raw material costs), energy consumption and water usage, and increase environmental compliance and growth through new product development targeted at consumer value and product performance. These priorities drive the development... more...