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Experimental study of Australian sugarcane bagasse pulp permeability

Rainey, Thomas J., Doherty, William O.S., Brown, Richard J., Martinez, D. M., & Kelson, Neil A. (2009) Experimental study of Australian sugarcane bagasse pulp permeability. Appita Journal, 62(4), pp. 296-302.

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Abstract

In this experimental study the permeability of Australian bagasse chemical pulps obtained from different bagasse fractions were measured in a simple permeability cell and the results compared to one another as well as to eucalypt, Argentinean bagasse and pine pulps. The pulps were characterised in terms of the permeability parameters, the specific surface area, Sv, and the swelling factor, α. It was found that the bagasse fraction used affects these parameters. Fractionation of whole bagasse prior to pulping produced pulps that have permeability properties that compare favourably with eucalypt pulp. The values of Sv and α for bagasse pulp also depend on whether a constant or a variable Kozeny factor is used.

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ID Code: 26480
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: experimental study, bagasse pulp permeability
ISSN: 1038-6807
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Appita
Deposited On: 27 Jul 2009 09:13
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2012 14:53

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