Relaxation of wet paper by simulations and laboratory-scale experiments

Pasi Miettinen, Pasi Kekko, Jarmo Kouko

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Numerical studies of fiber networks and experiments on wet paper show that tensile force relaxes linearly as a function of logarithmic time. Relaxation rate is faster for wet than dry paper. Simulated permanent deformation after relaxation is clearly higher than that measured in wet paper.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-387
Number of pages7
JournalNordic Pulp and Paper Research Journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Simulation of fiber networks
  • Stress relaxation
  • Wet paper webs

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