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

Masrol, Shaiful Rizal and Ibrahim, Mohd Halim Irwan and Adnan, Sharmiza and Amir Shah, Muhammad Safiuddin Syah and Main, Nor Mazlana and Esa, Mohd Faizal and Othman, Mohd Hilmi (2014) Effect of beating process to soda anthraquinone pulp of oil palm male flower spikes fibre. In: International Integrated Engineering Summit (IIES 2014), 1-4 December 2014, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor.

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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: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: soda-AQ; pulp; paper; beating; oil palm; oil palm male flower spikes (OPMFS)
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2015 06:53
Last Modified: 21 May 2015 06:47
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6357
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