Date of Award


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science


Pulp and Paper Technology



The utilization of spent liquors has been a major item in the research and development field of the pulp an paper industry. In recent years, this problem is being given more serious emphasis due to the tightening of antipollution laws by government agencies. This situation, together with the individual mill's desire to find programs for sound and effective recovery of values are major recipients of engineering and research man hours and dollars. This all points towards a better future for the industry and the community. A closer study than just analysis and physical constants determination is undoubtedly needed in order to better define the path the spent liquor will or will not follow, ultimately leading to its commercial utilization.