Environmentally Benign Approaches for Pulp Bleaching

2nd Edition

Authors: Pratima Bajpai
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444594211
eBook ISBN: 9780444594495
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 11th April 2012
Page Count: 416
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Description

Pulp and paper production has increased globally and will continue to increase in the near future. Approximately 155 million tons of wood pulp is produced worldwide and about 260 million is projected for 2010. To cope with the increasing demand, an increase in production and improved environmental performance is needed as the industry is under constant pressure to reduce environmental emissions to air and water. This book gives updated information on environmentally benign approaches for pulp bleaching, which can help solve the problems associated with conventional bleaching technologies.

Key Features

  • Main focus is on the environmentally-friendly technologies that can help solve some of the problems associated with conventional bleaching technologies
  • Information given is up-to-date, authoritative, and cites the experiences of many mills and pertinent research, which is of interest to those working in the industry or intending to do so
  • Covers in great depth all the aspects of various bleaching processes including environmental issues

Readership

Researchers and management in pulp and paper

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
2. General Background
3. Options for Environmentally Benign Bleaching
4. Hexenuronic acids and their removal
5. ECF and TCF bleaching
6. Chlorine Free Bleaching of Secondary Fibers
7. Closed Cycle Bleach Plant
Abbreviations
Subject index

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780444594495
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444594211

About the Author

Pratima Bajpai

Dr. Pratima Bajpai is currently working as a Consultant in the field of Paper and Pulp. She has a vast 36 years of experience in this field. She has worked at National Sugar Institute Kanpur (India), University of Saskatchewan (Canada), University of Western Ontario (Canada), and Thapar Center for Industrial Research and Development (India). Dr. Bajpai’s main areas of expertise are industrial biotechnology, pulp and paper, and environmental biotechnology. She has contributed immensely to the field of industrial biotechnology and is a recognized expert in the field. Dr. Bajpai has written several advanced level technical books on environmental and biotechnological aspects of pulp and paper which have been published by leading publishers in the USA and Europe. She has also contributed chapters to a number of books and encyclopedia, obtained 11 patents, written several technical reports, and has implemented several processes in Indian Paper mills. Dr. Bajpai is an active member of the American Society of Microbiologists and is a reviewer of many international research journals. She has also handled several Sponsored Research Projects from industry and government agencies. She is an active member of the New York Academy of Science, American Society for Microbiology, and many more.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant-Pulp and Paper, Thapar Centre for Industrial R&D, Patiala, India

Reviews

"Bajpai provides a second edition of his comprehensive book on environmentally benign methods for pulp bleaching and related new and emerging technologies…The book includes extensive end-of-chapter references and a list of abbreviations. While technical, it is clearly written."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013