Neutral sulfite pulp
Pulp that is prepared by a modified sulfite process. Neutral sulfite pulp is cooked in a sodium sulfite solution with added sodium carbonate to produce a neutral pH. Hardwood pulp produced by this method tends to produce stronger paper. It is used in for inexpensive printing paper and boxboards.
Synonyms and Related Terms
monosulfite pulp; semichemical pulp process
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "papermaking." Encyclopædia Britannica. 28 Sept. 2004 .