The use of microfibrillated cellulose produced from kraft pulp as strength enhancer in TMP paper

@article{Eriksen2008TheUO,
  title={The use of microfibrillated cellulose produced from kraft pulp as strength enhancer in TMP paper},
  author={{\O}yvind Eriksen and Kristin Syverud and {\O}yvind Weiby Gregersen},
  journal={Nordic Pulp \& Paper Research Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={299 - 304}
}
The effect on the physical properties of TMP handsheets by adding microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) is investigated. 26 TMP handsheet series were made with 4% addition of MFC produced by grinding or homogenization. Analysis of particle size distribution of the MFC showed that homogenization yields a bimodal distribution curve, while grinding gives a log normal distribution. The produced MFC had hydrodynamic particle sizes in the range 30–150 μm, and homogenization produced MFC with the largest… 

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