Coating trial results with non-mineral starch based pigments

Juha Saari, Kirsi Kataja, Pia Qvintus-Leino, Lauri Kuutti, Soili Peltonen, Hannu Mikkonen, Margaret Joyce

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The results from the coating trials show that after calendering, the starch pigment is as good as the reference carbonate and clay pigments in brightness, opacity, gloss and roughness. Mixtures AP-Clay and AP-GCC-Clay give even better opacity and gloss than any of these pigments alone.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2005 Tappi Coating Conference and Exhibit
PublisherTAPPI Press
ISBN (Print)978-1-59510-085-6, 1-59510-085-7
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeNot Eligible
EventTAPPI Coating Conference and Exhibit 2005 - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 17 Apr 200520 Apr 2005


ConferenceTAPPI Coating Conference and Exhibit 2005


  • pigment
  • starch
  • coatings
  • pilot
  • calendering
  • non-mineral
  • biopolymers

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