De-inked paper

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Paper in which prior printing inks have been removed usually with a strong alkaline solution which dissolve the binders. Abrasion with colloidal agents, such as talc and bentonite, may also be used to physically remove the ink.

Synonyms and Related Terms

de-inking; deink

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989