Determination of the distribution of wood resin in handsheets by confocal laser scanning microscopy

Stefan Willför, Anna Sundberg, Christer Eckerman, Bjarne Holmbom

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    A method for determining the resin distribution in handsheets was developed. The method involves staining of resin dissolved in acetone with a fluorescent dye and injecting the resin into water, followed by removal of the acetone from the resin dispersion by dialysis. After sheet preparation, using a cationic fixing agent to aggregate the resin, the sheets are examined with confocal laser scanning microscopy. In this model system the resin did not become uniformly distributed on the fibres in the sheets. Resin aggregates from 1 mu m up to about 10 mu m could be observed. These aggregates are of the size that can be expected with the fixing agent used.
    Titel på värdpublikationISWPC : 9th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, June 9-12, 1997
    FörlagCanadian Pulp and Paper Association
    Antal sidor3
    ISBN (tryckt)1-896742-15-7
    StatusPublicerad - 1997
    MoE-publikationstypA4 Artikel i en konferenspublikation
    Evenemangconference; 1997-06-09; 1997-06-12 - 9th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry
    Varaktighet: 9 juni 199712 juni 1997


    Konferensconference; 1997-06-09; 1997-06-12


    • confocal laser scanning microscopy
    • fluorescence
    • handsheets
    • kraft pulp
    • lipophilic extractives
    • resin distribution
    • wood resin

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