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J. Borch. Surface characterization of communication papers. In Products of Papermaking, Trans. of the Xth Fund. Res. Symp. Oxford, 1993, (C.F. Baker, ed.), pp 209–236, FRC, Manchester, 2018.


The characterization of surface properties of communication papers reflects both handling and printing requirements . Test methods recently applied in this area range from simple adhesive strength characterization and liquid penetration tests to more sophisticated gas chromatographic and spectroscopic procedures suitable for thermodynamic and chemical constituent analysis . The principles and results of such testing are reviewed .

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