Converting / Transformation Technologies (Option)

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10764/2011 - 30/08/2011

5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P


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Students should develop skills to work in the paper processing sector; identify and control production processes.

1-Surface treatments of paper: sizing, coating and calendering.
2- Printing process. Ink-paper relationship. Ink transfer.
3-Secondary fibers.Treatment of this raw material.
4-Multiply paperboard. Formers. Plybonding.
5-Corrugated board. Manufacture and process control. Board properties. Boxes Project.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessement and final examination test.

- Several, -. (1998). Paper-making Science and technology. Helsinquia: Fapet Oy
- Smook, G. (1989). Handbook of pulp and paper technologists. New York: TAPPI

Method of interaction
Lectures and laboratory sessions.

Software used in class
Not applicable