Non-mineral starch based pigments

Petri Varjos, Hannu Mikkonen, Kirsi Kataja, Lauri Kuutti, Saija Luukkanen, Soili Peltonen, Pia Qvintus-Leino

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Abstract

VTT, together with Universities of Helsinki and Joensuu is developing starch based non-mineral paper pigments to replace mineral pigments. The emphasis of this paper is to introduce different methods to shape starch particles in order to maximise light scattering properties - opacity and brightness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnergy, Coating, Efficiency: proceedings of the PulPaper 2004 Conferences
Subtitle of host publicationCoating
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherFinnish Paper Engineers’ Association
Pages131-134
Publication statusPublished - 2004
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event5th International Exhibition for Suppliers to the Pulp, Paper, Board and Conventing Industry, PulPaper 2004 - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 1 Jun 20043 Jun 2004

Conference

Conference5th International Exhibition for Suppliers to the Pulp, Paper, Board and Conventing Industry, PulPaper 2004
CountryFinland
CityHelsinki
Period1/06/043/06/04

Keywords

  • pigment
  • starch
  • coatings
  • filler
  • biopolymers

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