Handbook of Paper and Board

Handbook of Paper and Board

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This first comprehensive handbook on the subject describes all the manufacturing processes used in industry for various types of papers, including: writing and printing paper; tissue paper; packaging paper; board and cardboard; as well as their quality characteristics, wastepaper treatment, and economical aspects. It is of great interest to all engineers and chemists in the paper industry and related areas.
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Product details

  • Digital | 528 pages
  • Weinheim, Germany
  • 3527608257
  • 9783527608256

Review quote

"...excellent and easily accessible to the non-engineer and...the general reader." (CHOICE, September 2006) "...a one-of-a-kind text on paper production-a selection observed for its crisp and sharp efficiency." (Electric Review, September/October 2006)
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Author information

Herbert Holik gained his degree in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Stuttgart, Germany, and spent three years working in the research and development of cryogenics. He has worked for a total of 35 years in the paper-related supplier industry, 30 of which holding responsible positions in R&D and commissioning. He has taught as a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and the University of Cooperative Education in Ravensburg, Germany, as well as at the Technical Universities of Helsinki and Lapeenranta in Finland. Herbert Holik also holds in-company workshops for training methodical and social competences. He is the co-author of several books and encyclopedias related to paper science, as well as having over 140 technical and scientific papers and more than 70 patents covering most areas of paper making to his name. He is an active member of national and international working groups on paper technology, machinery safety, testing standardization and education.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction (H. Holik).2. Raw Materials for Paper and Board Manufacture (J. Blechshmidt).3. Chemical Additives (W. Auhorn).4. Stock Preparation (H. Holik).5. Water Circuits (A. Stetter).6. Paper and Board Manufacturing (H. Holik).7. Coating of Paper and Board (W. Kogler & W. Auhorn).8. Finishing (H. Holik).9. Control Systems for Paper Machines (R. Munch).10. Environmental Aspects (U. Hamm).11. Paper and Board Grades and Their Properties (O. Tillmann).12. Testing of Paper and Board (O. Tillmann).13. Book and Paper Preservation (M. Anders).Index.
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