Bleaching and Recovery

Wood Pulp: The New Cotton for the Garment Industry?

As new wood-based textile fiber technologies mature, could they offer a viable, ecologically sound option for oil- and cotton-based textile fibers, and an attractive profit opportunity for the pulp and paper industry?

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Facing the Market

Sustana Group has brought back an historic Canadian papermaking name while developing some groundbreaking technology.

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Are North American Kraft Pulp Mills at Risk?

The recovery boiler is the heart of the kraft pulp process, but it can also be the Achilles heel of the kraft pulp mill when it fails—resulting in unplanned downtime or catastrophic failure. Yet, in 2017 alone, three mills reported failure of their recovery boilers in North America.

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TJ Summaries

The papers summarized here are from the TAPPI Journal June and July 2018 issues. TAPPI Journal is an online publication of relevant and timely peer-reviewed research delivered via email and free to all TAPPI members. To receive TAPPI Journal, join TAPPI at www.tappi.org. JUNE DELIGNIFICATION Using online bubble size and total dissolved solids measurements to investigate the performance of oxygen ...

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Environmental Affairs: Everyone Has a Part to Play

Mills face many challenges in achieving water and air quality goals. To help meet these challenges, environmental group leaders have many resources, including peers inside the mill… and PEERS (TAPPI’s Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability Conference) outside the mill. Dan Curry, PEERS Environmental and Sustainability Track leader, explains. “Environmental and sustainability issues need to be part of the way ...

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Air and Water Management: Meeting the Ongoing Challenges

The industry has made huge strides in managing its air and water quality. For the past 75 years, NCASI has supported those efforts. When it comes to managing air and water quality, the hard truth is that, with seemingly unlimited resources available, mills of a century ago didn’t pay as much attention to effluent treatment or sustainability as they do ...

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