Biermann's Handbook of Pulp and Paper, Third Edition: Paper and Board Making features updated material on kraft pulping and bleaching, mechanical pulping, chemical recovery, secondary fiber recovery and utilization and papermaking. This new edition includes sections on the properties of wood, cellulose products, chemicals from wood, raw material preparation, production of dissolving grade pulp, pulp cleaning, screening and fractionation, alternative chemical recovery processes, system closure, integrated forest biorefinery, coating, finishing water circuits, paper and board grades and their properties, and more. The book includes hundreds of illustrations, charts and tables that help the reader grasp the concepts being presented. This new edition is split in to two volumes, with the second volume covering the environmental impact of papermaking industries and the chemistry of pulp. Readers will find a comprehensive reference for industry and academia that covers the entire gamut of pulp and paper mill technology. The book offers a concise, yet thorough, introduction to the process of papermaking, from the production of wood chips, to the final testing and use of the paper products.