- Models used to describe and explain practically every concept included in the book
- Written to enhance teaching effectiveness and understanding of basic concepts of wet chemistry as it relates to papermaking
- A useful guide in wet end chemistry troubleshooting and optimization
A practical introduction to wet end chemistry as it applies to paper production, this book shows how chemical principles can improve paper processing and quality. It explains the chemistry and structure of fibers/fiber fines, colloids, colors, additives, fillers, and aluminum. Also investigated are charge measurement techniques, internal sizing, alum-rosin sizing, colloidal retention/drainage, and process control.