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Soda-anthraquinone durian (durio zibethinus murr.) rind linerboard and corrugated medium paper: a preliminary test

Masrol, Shaiful Rizal and Ibrahim , Mohd Halim Irwan and Adnan, Sharmiza and Sa’adon, Amir Mubarak and Sukarno, Khairil Ika and Yusoff, Mohd Fadrol Hisham (2017) Soda-anthraquinone durian (durio zibethinus murr.) rind linerboard and corrugated medium paper: a preliminary test. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 226 (012174). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1757-899X

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Abstract

A preliminary test was conducted to investigate the characteristics of linerboard and corrugated medium paper made from durian rind waste. Naturally dried durian rinds were pulped according to Soda-Anthraquinone (Soda-AQ) pulping process with a condition of 20% active alkali, 0.1% AQ, 7:1 liquor to material ratio, 120 minutes cooking time and 170°C cooking temperature. The linerboard and corrugated medium paper with a basis weight of 120 gsm were prepared and evaluated according to Malaysian International Organization for Standardization (MS ISO) and Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI). The results indicate that the characteristics of durian rind linerboard are comparable with other wood or non-wood based paper and current commercial paper. However, low CMT value for corrugated medium and water absorptiveness quality for linerboard could be improved in future. Based on the bulk density (0.672 g/cm3), burst index (3.12 kPa.m2/g) and RCT (2.00 N.m2/g), the durian rind has shown a good potential and suitable as an alternative raw material source for linerboard industry.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP995-996 Utilization of wastes
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Shaiful Rizal Masrol
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2017 01:56
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2017 01:56
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9271
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