Reduction of biofouling in paper production processes by using a carbamate-based biocide as a retention agent

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M. O. Pereira; M. J. Vieira; V. M. Beleza; L. F. Melo;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada (PAPTAC)
  • Subject: biofouling | pulp and paper mills | cell retention | Science & Technology | biocide | biofilm | zeta potential

The paper focuses on biofilm development in pulp and paper mills. A carbamate-based biocide was used to modify the surface properties of the microbial cells in order to promote their attachment to the cellulose fibres and to prevent the bacteria from developing biofilms... View more
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