ERIC Number: EJ543594
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Chemistry of Paper Preservation Part 4. Alkaline Paper.
Carter, Henry A.
Journal of Chemical Education, v74 n5 p508-11 May 1997
Discusses the problem of the inherent instability of paper due to the presence of acids that catalyze the hydrolytic degradation of cellulose. Focuses on the chemistry involved in the sizing of both acid and alkaline papers and the types of fillers used. Discusses advantages and problems of alkaline papermaking. Contains 48 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A