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us: Paper mills



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    • us: Factories, Paper
    • us: Paper factories
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    • found: Oxford dictionaries website, Apr. 28, 2014 (paper mill: A mill in which paper is made)
    • found: Dictionary.com, Apr. 28, 2014 (paper mill: a mill where paper is manufactured)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 28, 2014: Paper mill (A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients using a Fourdrinier machine or other type of paper machine. ... While the use of human and animal powered mills were known to Chinese and Muslim papermakers, evidence for water-powered paper mills is elusive in both of them. The general absence of the use of water-power in Muslim papermaking is suggested by the habit of Muslim authors to call a production center not a "mill", but a "paper manufactory". Although scholars have identified "paper mills" in Abbasid-era Baghdad in 794-795, the evidence that waterpower was applied to papermaking at this time is a matter of scholarly debate. ... The earliest certain evidence to a water-powered paper mill dates to 1282 in the Spanish Kingdom of Aragon. ... Paper mills can be fully integrated mills or nonintegrated mills. Integrated mills consist of a pulp mill and a paper mill on the same site. Such mills receive logs or wood chips and produce paper.)
    • found: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Factory and Workshop Act (1901) amendment (no. 2) : a bill to prohibit employment between noon on Saturday and six o'clock on Monday morning in cotton, woollen, worsted, flax, hemp, silk, jute, and paper factories, and in bleaching and dyeing works, 1907.
    • found: OCLC, Apr. 28, 2014 (title; Paper factory in Ḥaderah, Israel; Simulation modeling applied to the operation of paper factory; Sample book of the fancy paper factory Aschaffenburg; Percolated pollutants in soils after recycled paper factory residues application; Pollution : cellulose and paper factories)
  • LC Classification

    • TH4536
    • TS1116-TS1117.6
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2014-08-12: revised
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