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AS-Level ­ Graphics ­ Paper
History:
Paper is mostly used for written communication and can be formed from wood pulp or even plant
fibre.

Originally it was made using tree bark and old fish netting, but 500 years later in 1150 Spain had built
a paper mill and by the…

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Other materials used are:

Bleaches/dyes

Fillers ­ Chalk, Clay, Titanium oxide

Sizing's ­ Rosin, Gum, Starch


Now we will look into how its made now:
Making Pulp
There are multiple ways to convert wood logs to wood pulp, but in the mechanical process the logs
are tumbled down into drums…

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