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  • 1) Tests samples of each batch of pulp and run of paper, using standard testing equipment and chemical analyses to control quality and uniformity of products: Measures acidity of pulp, using pH meter.

  • 2) Measures weight, thickness, and bulk of standard paper sample, using micrometer and scales.

  • 3) Determines liquor content of pulp, using standard chemical analyses.

  • 4) Makes hand sheet from pulp, using wire screen, press, and drying oven.

  • 5) Counts dirt specks in unit area of sheet, using microscope.

  • 6) Tests hand sheet and paper samples for bursting, tearing, and folding strength, using specified test equipment.

  • 7) Measures brightness of hand sheet and paper, using reflectance meter and compares color with standard colors.

  • 8) Records test data and prepares report for machine operators.

  • 9) May be designated according to product tested as Paper Tester; Pulp Tester; or according to processing stage as Dry-End Tester; Wet-End Tester.




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DOT:   539.364-010

Job Number: 8059