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Nature of Paper


Robert Beltz - Dr. Gerd Meder, IMPS 2007

„The nature of paper essentially decides about success or breakdown and costs of each paper processing and utilization.“

  1. Paper exists through its Hygroscopy.
  2. Process relevant properties determine behavior and functionality of paper.
  3. All physical characteristics of paper vary dynamically with the variation of water content in the fibre.

These processes and properties are not included in the actual world-wide valid paper specifications.
In that lies the historical dilemma of the paper processing industry.

„Respect for the nature of the paper means for the paper processor to know the nature of the paper, to consider it at purchase and at disposition, as well as to convey it to the customers.“