Paper making terms
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process of reducing raw materials to a fibrous state in the production of pulp.
thick sheet of paper, made from several layers of paper pressed or glued together.
heat and pressure are applied to fabrics to produce a smooth, polished surface
form of paper made by pouring pulp into a specially constructed mould.
basic substance of paper manufacture derived from plant tissues.
source of fiber for paper-making, usually in the form of linters or rags.
action of transferring sheets of newly formed paper from hand molds to felt blankets.
on a hand mould is the removable frame which retains the pulp on the cover while the water drains through.
rough edge left by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper
form of printing to produce a raised impression or pattern on the surface of a sheet of paper.
material woven from either cotton or wool with a raised surface which supports the wet sheet of paper during the stages of removal of water.
the action of making a sheet of paper by dipping the mould into a vat of pulp, the water drains through the cover leaving the pulp on the surface.
action done to keep fiber in suspension the the vat
rectangular wooden frame covered with either a laid or wove wire surface used for forming sheets of paper by hand.
which paper is made.
term for imperfect sheets.
originally the tank containing the stuff from which hand made paper was produced
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