Reactions of the wood constituents During kraft pulping, roughly half of the wood substance degrades and dissolves into the cooking liquor (black liquor).1-9 Figure 1 outlines the basic reactions and phenomena between active alkali and the main wood constituents resulting in the formation of various soluble fractions. Of the charged alkali (NaOH + Na2S, 18−24
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