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papermaking process BACK TO DIAGRAM
PAPER MACHINE


Paper Machine Stock Preparation Wire Section Dandy Roll Felts and Press Section Drying Cylinders Drying Cylinders Size Press Calender Jumbo Reel

SIZE PRESS

Part way down the bank of drying cylinders is the size press.

It is here that a solution of water and starch can be added to the sheet in order to improve the surface for printing purposes.

The paper then continues through the drying section.


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SIZE PRESS
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