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Sulfate (Kraft) and Sulfite Pulping Industry: A Profile.

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Chemical pulping accounts for 80 percent to 90 percent of all domestic pulp production. Two widely used chemical pulping methods are the sulfate (kraft) and sulfite methods. Both of these methods use chemical solvents to delignify the wood; however the methods differ in the types of chemicals used.

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Date:
Reference #:
1993
A.93.2 B
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Cost and Economic Impact Office
Office Division:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
EPA Author:
Conner, Lisa
Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
Contractors:
Research Triangle Institute
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
16

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