IWK203/4 Stock Preparation and Papermaking
- Credit: 4
- Semester: 1
- Prerequisite: IWK103/4 Pulp Production and Paper Recycling (sequential)
This course covers general stock preparation and papermaking processes which are being practised in the paper industry. Stock preparation part involves the pulp disintegration, pulp beating, wet- end additives addition, pulp blending, metering, and approach flow system. Including the stock preparation on secondary fibre (waste paper) processes, such as re-pulping, washing, cleaning, and de-inking. For papermaking part, its covers formation of paper, pressing, drying, calendaring and reeling processes.