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TAPPI T 412 Moisture (as received)






Moisture in pulp, paper and paperboard

Scope and Significance

TAPPI T 412 Moisture applies to pulp, paper, paperboard, and paper products, except those containing significant quantities of materials other than water that are volatile at lower than 107°C (224.6°F) or degrade above 103°C (217.4°F). Moisture is significant for economic reasons and for its effect on such properties as printability, shrinkage, dimensional stability, physical strength, and paper runnability. This method should be followed to:

1 – Determine the amount of moisture in a lot of pulp, paper or paperboard as an “as received” moisture.
2 – Determine the amount of moisture in shipping containers.
3 – Calculate results of analysis of the moisture content on the original weight of the specimen.

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