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TAPPI UM 213 Repulpability

Standard:

TAPPI

Method:

TAPPI UM 213

Title:

Repulpability of splices/splicing tape

Scope

The TAPPI UM 213 Repulpability test permits the study of the repulpability of splices in water. It simulates the results obtained when splices are added to the stock pulper for reprocessing.

Significance

This method is useful to simulate splices being added to the stock pulper for reprocessing. Spliced tape can come in with repulpable materials and can cause issues such as blade lines, holes, pop outs, etc.

 

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