Papers are thin, flat materials produced by pressing moist fibers (usually cellulose pulp derived from rags, grass or wood) and drying them into flexible sheets. They are primarily used for writing, printing or packaging.

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What is baking paper made of?

== High density paper treated with acid == Baking paper (Vegetable parchment) is made using high density paper (made from regular wood sources) that goes through an acid treatment. The result is strong, non-stick and heat-resistant. Silicone and other oil-based coatings are sometimes added to make it non-stick.

It is also good for easy clean up, it is not just for baking you can use it to line a basket to put food in at parties

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How do you get a paper round done fast?

i have had a paper round for over a year now and i get it done but folding the and putting them in a bag and delivering them in the morning so i can still go out with my mates after school and know that i don't have to do it when i come home.


What is notebook paper made of?

Most notebook paper is made of wood pulp. It can also be made from recycled paper, or cotton, linen, or other plant fibers.


Does paper dissolve in the stomach?

we dont have anzim for hidrolis of sellolas in ather word i think that we cant digest paper

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Is toilet paper bio degradable?

yes it is (dosent mean it cant clog still)

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What are some possible reasons for applications not responding?

Windows applications primarily interact with each other and respond to the events triggered by user with the help of a process called message processing. While the user clicks on a button in the application, the windows kernel posts a message to the application which it can choose to react to, in its own way. If the application is busy doing something else, the message waits long in the message pool. If the application is locked up infinitely doing something else, the message goes unprocessed and the application seems to be not responding to the user.

- Haya.


Can paper really charge your phone?

Yesss It Does

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What is oak tag?

Oak tag paper is similar to poster board except it is thicker and holds up better

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How do you make a printed paper look old?

Slightly burn the edges of the paper after you mix brown paint and water to a nice and slightly thick consistancy , then dip the paper in the water leave out of the water to air dry and you will get that nice aged look.

You could use tea instead of paint. Also, walnut inks.

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Does notebook paper have lines on it?

Yes, notebook paper has lines. However, the line spacing may differ. There are narrow-lined, regular-lined, and wide-lined notebooks.


How do you get ink off a document you have a paper that was signed and the lady that put your name on it spelled it wrong?

rubbing alcahol

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Where can you find information about the value of old Valentines cards with honeycomb tissue paper fold outs?

Go to the Antique Road Show and they will tell you.

Also, go to Ebay and see what they are selling for. Once you come to the page with old/vintage valentines cards, click the "Completed Items" link on the left side of the page. It will tell you which ones sold recently and what they sold for.


How many mm is a sheet of paper?

We cant measure paper in mm (length) .

but, we can measure paper in thickness by GSM

A sheet of A4 paper is 210 mm by 297 mm.


What was early parchment paper made from?

it was made of wood by the chinese


The capacity of a paper clip?

The capacity of a paper clip is milligrams


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What term refers to softened wood fibers used to make paper?

Beating or Refining


How do you soften paper?

Use a very light shading of water


What is most absorbent tissue paper paper towel drawing paper art tissue paper or tracing paper?

Paper towel is most absorbent tissue paper among the all types of tissue listed.


What size is an A0 Poster?

In millimeters the A0 paper size is 841mm by 1189mm.

In inches the A0 paper size is 33.1 × 46.8 in.


Is paper alive?

No: paper, when you have it and you're writing on it, is not alive, it is merely the product of a once-living tree.

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What does sandpaper feel like?

like french toust smajed

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What are some paper towel brands?

Some brands of paper towels are bounty, brawny, store brand, and sparkle

  • Scott
  • Bounty
  • Sparkle
  • Viva
  • Brawny

How many A4 paper sheets is equal to One Tree?



How paper is formed?

By chopping up cellulose containing material (e.g. linen rags, cotton rags, wood, recycled paper) and making a paste/suspension with water and sometimes certain chemicals (e.g. acids). This paste/suspension is then spread on fine mesh screens to dry. If a smooth finish is desired it is removed from the screen slightly damp and run through rollers to smooth the surface and remove the last of the water. If watermarked paper is desired the screen has a raised pattern on it that leaves the watermark in the paper. If glossy paper is desired a thin layer of white clay slurry is applied to the finished paper and dried between rollers.

Paper Production

What are the Paper production process steps?

I had to do a research project on this and found it extremely difficult. There are different ways of making paper here is what i did.

Step 1: Getting the trees from the forest

Step 2: Debarking, Chipping and/or Recycling Logs are passed through a debarker, where the bark is removed, and through chippers, where spinning blades cut the wood into 1" pieces. Those wood chips are then pressure-cooked with a mixture of water and chemicals in a digester.

Step 3: Pulp Preparation The pulp is washed, refined, cleaned and sometimes bleached, then turned to slush in the beater. Colour dyes, coatings and other additives are mixed in, and the pulp slush is pumped onto a moving wire screen.

Step 4: Paper Formation

As the pulp travels down the screen, water is drained away and recycled. The resulting crude paper sheet, or web, is squeezed between large rollers to remove most of the remaining water and ensure smoothness and uniform thickness. The semi-dry web is then run through heated dryer rollers to remove the remaining water.

Step 5: Paper Finishing

The finished paper is then wound into large rolls, which can be 30 feet wide and weigh close to 25 tons. A slitter cuts the paper into smaller, more manageable rolls, and the paper is ready for use.

Mechanical Pulp

Step by Step Process

1) Logs are immersed in water

2) The logs then have their barks removed.

3) The wood is then ground down to from a pulp

4) Pieces of 1-2mm carry on to be produced, anything larger goes through the process again.

5) The pulp is then bleached.

Chemical Pulp

Also a way of producing paper and board, the less efficient of the two as many chemicals are used to break down the lignin in the wood fibres. This method is used for materials that need to be stronger. The machine used is called a digester a large container where all the breaking down of the fibres happens. It enters the top of the digester and comes out the bottom of the digester after 6 hours as pulp.

Step by step process.

1) Logs (hardwood & softwood) have their barks removed.

2) Logs are cut into 20mm chips (along the grain)

3) Chips are pounded into fragments (and screened)

4) Pulp is treated with acid or alkaline (bleach)

5) All of this is done in the digester

6) Lignin is dissolved away

7) Fibres are filtered out then washed.

Waste Pulp

The recycling of paper.

Step by step process.

1) Recycled paper is ground down into a pulp

2) All the metal bits are filtered out.

3) The ink is removed.

4) Waste pulp can be mixed with virgin fibres (i.e. from MP/CP processes) this improves quality

5) Processed with bonding agents/pigments/bleach

6) A sizing agent may be added to improve water resistance/prevent ink from bleeding.

A:The wood is turned into pulp, which is then treated with chemicals that effectively break up all the cellulose, leaving only the fiber strings.

The fiber is then used to make paper pulp. Colors and other additives are added as needed, and the paper is created.


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