Converting / Transformation Technologies (Option)
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P
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.
Continuous assessement and final examination test.
- Smook, G. (1989). Handbook of pulp and paper technologists. New York: TAPPI
- Several, -. (1998). Paper-making Science and technology. Helsinquia: Fapet Oy
Method of interaction
Lectures and laboratory sessions.
Software used in class