Ink removal by washing and synthetic surfactants The goal of pulp washing is to eliminate disturbing particles smaller than 30 µm. These particles are, in particular, fillers, coatings, fines, micro- stickies and printing inks (see Unit operations and equipment in recycled fibre processing). Figure 1 shows the working principle of the ‘Vario-Split’ washing unit. The
Authors & references
Based on: Papermaking Science and Technology, book 7, Recycled fibre and deinking, Höke U. and Schabel S. (Book editor).Chapter 7 Additives. Jyväskylä, 2000, Fapet Oy. More references can also be found in this chapter.
Holik, H., Recycled Fibre and Deinking (2000), Chapter 5, p. 181.
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