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Filed under: Rayon
Driving On Dissolved Pulp: How Rayon Is Used In Tires
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 20th, 2010
One of the main products created from dissolved pulp is rayon. While rayon is predominately used in the textile industry to make silk-like clothing, it is also used for plastic products such as cellophane and film. Aside from these products, however, rayon filament is also used in a product many of us use every single day: tires. Using rayon in tires is not a new development. Prior to “the nylon revolution” (the period when tire manufac...
Filed under: Thurso Pulp Mill
Industry May Be On The Downswing, But Thurso Is Reinvigorated
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 4th, 2010
A recent article in The Ottawa Citizen taking an in-depth look at the status of the logging, timber, lumber and pulp-and-paper mills along the Ottawa River valley laments the seeming demise of a once booming Canadian industry. “Driven by the imperatives of globalized economics and digital technology, Ottawa’s pulp-and-paper heritage has been reduced to a remnant,” writes Robert Sibley. One of the major reasons for this decline is the ...