Stock Preparation & Papermaking


The group is conducting research in the area of stock preparation and papermaking. The projects are sponsored by Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA), Ballarpur Industries Ltd. (BILT) and other private industries including overseas organizations. The major activities include the following:

  1.  Fiber fractionation and morphology
  2.  Refining of pulp
  3.  Wet-end chemistry and process optimization
  4.  Internal sizing with alkaline/neutral sizing agents
  5.  Filler retention improvement
  6.  Drainage and retention studies
  7.  Surface sizing of paper
  8.  Consultancy, technical and analytical services

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