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A comparison between highly depithed and conventionally depithed bagasse pulp

Rainey, Thomas J. (2012) A comparison between highly depithed and conventionally depithed bagasse pulp. Appita Journal, 65(2), pp. 178-183.

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Abstract

Sugarcane bagasse pulp normally has high dewatering resistance and poor strength properties. In a previous study it was shown that highly depithed bagasse chemical pulp has excellent dewatering properties which may improve the production rate of bagasse based tissue, paper and board. In this study pulp properties of this highly depithed bagasse pulp were tested and compared favourably with regular depithed bagasse pulp. In addition to better dewatering rates, the pulp yield, tear strength and water retention value seemingly improved. Whilst a slight reduction in burst, tensile and short-span compression strengths occurred, they were still comparable to values reported for a regular bagasse pulp.

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ID Code: 50735
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: sugarcane, bagasse, depithing, dewatering, pulp
ISSN: 1038-6807
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (090400) > Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified (090499)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Thomas J. Rainey
Deposited On: 05 Jun 2012 10:01
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2012 10:16

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