Date of Award
Bachelor of Science
Pulp and Paper Technology
The literature from 1925 until the present was searched as it related to the above topic. It was organized into three areas. The first relates the reasons for surface sizing a sheet and how penetration affects them. The second topic states the beliefs as to which variables affect penetration and how they are believed to affect it. The last area concerns the work that has been done in this field. This work has been looking due to a lack of good procedure. Some work has been done on starch coating adhesives and this was searched for useable technique.
Hartman, John, "The Effect of Variables on the Penetration of Starch Applied at the Size Press" (1964). Paper Engineering Senior Theses. 259.