Filter paper

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A sturdy unsized paper of controlled porosity used to filter gases or liquids. Filter paper is chemically pure and free from additives. It has a neutrla pH and is usually made from chemical pulp or cotton fibers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

papier filtre (Fr.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969

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