Figure 2. Results for towel grade tissue production.

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Solenis: how to balance dry strength and softness

by Giuliana Miglierini The new polymer that exit the development programme represents the disruption of the paradigm, according to Solenis’, as it proved able to provide strength without impacting softness. Dry strength and…

Figure 1. Ionisation of carbonic acid at different pHs.

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How carbon dioxide can support the optimization of papermaking process

by Giuliana Miglierini Different phases of paper productions require a stable and almost neutral pH value: this represent an important factor in order to avoid sudden pH variations in the paper machine, that…

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The many benefits of wet strength resins

by Giuliana Miglierini Strength, handfeel softness and dispersibility in water are key characteristics of tissue paper. Sheet strength is a crucial target in the production of tissue products, which can be pursuit through…


New production line in China for Kemira

Kemira has announced the opening of new lines for the production of AKD emulsion preparations and cationic products in its plant of Nanjing in the Chinese province of Jiangsu. Thanks to the opening of…


New capabilities to increase sheet strength and quality while reducing operating costs

Solenis is launching Fusion Strength and Performance Technology that merges a proven dual-component dry strength solution with exclusive cluster analysis software and Solenis’ OnGuard monitoring and control tool. The company combined these elements…


Industrial Cooling Water Systems by Solenis

The new ClearPointSM Biofilm Detection & Control program from Solenis helps identify and prevent biofilm growth in cooling water systems. Use of the ClearPoint program can help promote improved heat transfer performance, lowered…


Solenis forms a new equipment service team

Solenis, a global producer of speciality chemicals, has introduced a new Equipment Service Team, a group of professionals specially trained to service Solenis-owned chemical feed equipment at customer locations. The programme was launched…


Buckman Europe Achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification for their Ghent Facility

In May 2016 Buckman achieved OHSAS 18001 certification in Europe for implementation and operation of a management system for occupational safety and health, intended to control risks and improve performance. Europe joins four…

Book review: Pulp and Paper Industry & Chemicals

A growing market, driven by emerging countries

A recent e-book published turns the spotlight on the market of chemical products used in the pulp and paper industry, assuming its global volumes could have reached the amount of 58 million tons…


Valmet and Biochemtex join forces for the development of biochemicals from lignin

The Italian company Biochemtex, which is part of the Mossi Ghisolfi group, has recently started a partnership with the Finnish Valmet with the aim of joining forces in using their respective technologies to…

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