In the pulp and paper industry, enzymes are used for the pre-bleaching of the kraft pulp. By using enzymes, pulp filtration and water retention is increased; moreover, beating time in the virgin pulp is reduced.
Enzymes are known for offering a cost-effective and simple method for reducing the usage of chlorine, its compounds and other bleaching chemicals. The enzymes are also used for the reduction of pitch-related issues.
By using enzymes, the removal of shives, pitch, bark and slime is easy. Maxim Specialty is known for using various enzymes for either increasing the fiber properties or for bleaching purposes.
- Starch Modifier