The effect of flocculants on the filtration of bagasse pulp pads
This study examined the effect of flocculants on the filtration parameters of bagasse pulp. In the first phase, flocculants were effective for improving the fiber retention of three different bagasse pulp slurries, based on flocculant system studies using a dynamic drainage jar. In the second phase, pulp pads were formed using these flocculants and the steady-state permeability and compressibility parameters were measured. The results showed that the flocculant system that was effective for a pulp slurry was entirely ineffective in improving pulp pad permeability or compressibility during the second experimental phase for two of the bagasse pulp samples.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||bagasse, pulp, paper, permeability, compression|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MATERIALS ENGINEERING (091200) > Timber Pulp and Paper (091210)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 The authors.|
|Deposited On:||25 Aug 2010 02:08|
|Last Modified:||08 Jun 2012 05:13|
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