Influence of some boron compounds on kraft pulping of European black pine and European aspen

Ayben Kilic Pekgözlü, Sezgin Koray Gülsoy, Andrey Pranovich

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    Abstract

    This study investigated the effects of E-48 borax pentahydrate (A), E-67 agro boron (B), and Ground Colemanite (C) on properties of kraft pulp-paper obtained from European black pine and European aspen. The highest screened pulp yield values were determined by adding 8 % B during cooking of both species. The best pulp strength increases were determined by adding 8 % B during cooking of European aspen. Likewise, compared to control samples, the stability of Xylose, Mannose and 4-0-MeGlcA units was increased in European black pine kraft pulp after adding 8 % B. Furthermore, in producing the European aspen pulp, adding of 8 % A during cooking positively affected the total amount of hemicelluloses.

    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)323–331
    JournalDrvna Industrija
    Volume68
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Paper strength
    • European black pine
    • Boron
    • Hemicelluloses
    • Kraft pulping
    • European aspen

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