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Paper & Pulp Dictionary Glossary "Z"

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 Definitions for commonly used terms, words and phrases used in the pulp and paper trade



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The direction perpendicular to the plane of a sheet of paper.
Z-Direction Tensile Strength
The tensile strength measured in Z-direction.
Zero (Effluent) Discharge
No effluent discharge from pulp & papermaking plant.
A paper fold represented by back and forth folds into three panels.
Zig Zag Folding
Folding used with continuous forms with alternating position (head and foot). Commonly used to convert roll paper to easily managed flat-back.
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