Significance and Use
These test methods measure the amount of carboxyl groups present in wood or cotton linter pulp. Carboxyl groups are indicative of the surface charge of the pulp which is a very important quantity for use in the papermaking industry.
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the carboxyl content, or ion-exchange capacity, of cellulose from any source. Two test methods are described, the sodium chloride-sodium bicarbonate method (
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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