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Fibre & Pulp Evaluation

Offering over 70 man years of pulp and fibre evaluation experience using modern laboratory testing equipment, Test-Tech can advise clients on finding the most effective wood species, fibre quality and identifying the most cost-effective processing conditions.

Fibre & Pulp Testing and Assessment:

  • Evaluation of fibres under varying stock preparation processing conditions
  • Quantified refining and beating conditions to identify fibres papermaking potential
  • Evaluation of Hardwood, Softwood, Annual, DIP, Mechanical, Cotton-linters and Synthetic Fibres
  • Provide accurate furnish modelling to achieve cost-effective sheet quality

Stock Preparation System Assessments:

  • Stock preparation system efficiency audits
  • System benchmarking

Fibre laboratory testing instrumentation:

  • Pilot refining system
  • Valley beater
  • PFI Mill
  • Sommerville screen
  • Bauer McNett classifier
  • PulpExpert fibre analyser
  • Fibre viscosity analyser
  • Britt jar fines
  • Handsheet manufacture with drainage rate analysis
  • Water retention value
  • Furnish and wood species analysis
  • Zeta potential / conductivity / pH / ash

Case Studies

 Furnish analysis and wood species identification