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Chemical conditions on fibre flexibility

Chemical conditions on fibre flexibility The increase in mechanical fibre flexibility presented above was not due to any chemicals. Sodium hydroxide has frequent use in re-pulping of paper for recycling to enhance defibering and ink detachment. Several studies have shown that alkaline NaOH treatment contributes to fibre swelling by ion-exchange reactions.1-5 Acidic groups within the
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