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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2008, 9(1), 78-88; doi:10.3390/ijms9010078
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A Study on Physical and Chemical Properties of Cellulose Paper Immersed in Various Solvent Mixtures

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Received: 7 December 2007; Accepted: 10 January 2008 / Published: 25 January 2008
(This article belongs to the Section Material Sciences and Nanotechnology)
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Abstract: The cellulose paper treated in proportional mixture systems showed higher liquid absorption compare to only EtOH and MeOH treatments. It was approximately 40-70% and 50-91% higher for EtOH-NaOH and MeOH-NaOH treated papers, respectively. All conditions apparently bring about an effect of decreased strength for papers. The lowest tensile strength of 13.0 N/mm was found with EtOH and NaOH treated samples after 5th repeating wetting-drying stage. But, some conditions gave approximately 21-59.5% higher stretch than untreated samples. The pore size distributions of papers were evaluated with Simons stain procedure and experimental results usually consisted with sorption data. The less intense CH2-CH2- vibrations (1450-1700 cm-1) and C-C and C-O-C peak areas in FTIR spectra indicates lowering H-bonds in solvent treated and dried paper network structure.
Keywords: Paper; sheet network; cellulose; sorption; solvent treatment; simons stain Paper; sheet network; cellulose; sorption; solvent treatment; simons stain
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Sahin, H.T.; Arslan, M.B. A Study on Physical and Chemical Properties of Cellulose Paper Immersed in Various Solvent Mixtures. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2008, 9, 78-88.

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Sahin HT, Arslan MB. A Study on Physical and Chemical Properties of Cellulose Paper Immersed in Various Solvent Mixtures. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2008; 9(1):78-88.

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Sahin, Halil T.; Arslan, Mustafa B. 2008. "A Study on Physical and Chemical Properties of Cellulose Paper Immersed in Various Solvent Mixtures." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 9, no. 1: 78-88.


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