La chimie et l'industrie papetière
International Year of Chemistry
Keywords:Chemistry, Industry, Paper, Production, Pulp
AbstractThis short paper presents the relationship between the pulp and paper industry and chemistry. The history of this industry is presented including current paper production and consumption statistics. The production of paper pulp is realized by chemically or mechanically separating cellulose fibres from wood and removing the unwanted lignin. This article concludes with an ecological aspect.
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O. Naef, Chimia 2011, 65, 444, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2011.444.
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