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Q.1003: What is pulp? What is Papermaking Pulp?


Ans. Pulp is suspension of cellulose fiber in water.


Paper Pulp    Paper Pulp


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What is Cellulose fibers?


An elongated, tapering, thick walled cellular unit, which is the main structural component of woody plants. Fibers in the plants are cemented together by lignin. In British English Fiber is spelled as Fibre.


What is pulping?


Pulping is the process by which plant material (wood, grass, straw etc.) is reduced to a fibrous mass.

Various grades of pulp

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