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
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000