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Strength Agents

Strength Agents
The vast majority of paper produced today contains strength aids with particular on-going  focus on regaining strength when using recycled fibre. It is for this reason that products such as cationic starch, wet and dry strength additive with superior performance exist within the Centre of Excellence Strength.
The technology employed range from synthetic dry strength agents such as glyoxal- polyacrylamides to  carboxymethyl cellulose. The locally manufactured wet strength range of product includes PAE type resins with exceptional wet strength development. Current on-going utilization of these products is carried out with best practises in mind to ensure maximum wet strength retention for all wet strength grades of paper.     
The application of these products require accurate wet end chemistry management  which is supported by the capabilities of Chemisphere Paper Technologies qualified and experienced individuals.

For further information contact:
Eben Bouwer - Divisional Manager
Tel:         27 (0) 31 566 1632
Fax:        27 (0) 31 571 0036
Mobile:  27 (0) 82 800 8585