Alum spots

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Description

Embedded crystals of alum from incompletely dissolved solutions used during sizing. Alum is acidic and can produce physical defects such as holes and powdery regions in the final product.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969

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