Densimeter

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Description

An instrument used to measure density or specific gravity of a material. In paper mills, the densimeter measurement is used to determine paper porosity.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dichtemesser (Deut.); densimètre (Fr.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998