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Effect of beating process to soda anthraquinone pulp of oil palm male flower spikes fibre

Masrol, S. R. and Ibrahim , M. H. I. and Adnan, S. and Amir Shah, M. S. S. and Main, N. M. and Esa, M. F. and Othman , M. H. (2015) Effect of beating process to soda anthraquinone pulp of oil palm male flower spikes fibre. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 773. pp. 158-162. ISSN 16627482

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Abstract

This study was carried out to investigate the effect of beating process to the characteristics of pulp and paper produced from oil palm oil male flower spikes (OPMFS). OPMFS pulp was prepared according to chemical Soda-AQ pulping process. 60 gsm handsheet of oil palm male flower spikes paper were prepared from OPMFS pulp with four different beating times which are 0 revolution, 1000 revolutions, 2000 revolutions and 3000 revolutions. All physical and mechanical characteristics were investigated according to TAPPI and MS ISO standards. The results show that overall physical and mechanical characteristics of POMFS paper were influenced and enhanced by beating process between 0 until 3000 revolutions. This research demonstrate some potential characteristics of palm oil male flower spikes (OPMFS) paper to be investigated as a newly explored non-wood based raw material for papermaking raw material for papermaking

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soda-AQ; pulp; paper; beating; oil palm; oil palm male flower spikes (OPMFS)
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS1080-1268 Paper manufacture and trade
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2018 07:53
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2018 07:53
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10484
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