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V.V. Abramova, A.V. Gur'ev

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The problem of qualitative and quantitative evaluation of uniformity of the macro- and microstructure forming of cellulosic materials is still being solved both from the standpoint of theoretical justification and description, and in the applied (production) aspect. One of the areas of research of the interrelations between the uniformity of the structure and consumer properties of paper is the use of principles and approaches combining modern paper technology achievements, computational methods and information technologies. The results of such multidisciplinary research contribute to the development and implementation in practice of affordable, cost-effective methods of monitoring, analyzing and improving the uniformity of paper forming. This work objective is the testing of the developed software PaperForming for visualization and analysis of the homogeneity of components distribution in the sheet volume. As the objects of research, we have chosen the most popular copy paper of the use standard A size. The uniformity of the structure forming of such paper is one of the main parameters determining the stable operation of modern high-performance office equipment (printers, copiers, scanners, multifunction devices). The results of the study confirm the need for separate control and regulation of its consumer properties taking into account the real technological conditions.


V.V. Abramova1, Candidate for a Degree
A.V. Gur'ev2, Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor


1Sukhon Cardboard and Paper Mill, pl. Pechatkina, 4, Sokol, Vologda region, 162135, Russian Federation; e-mail:
2Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny, 17, Arkhangelsk, 163002, Russian Federation; e-mail:


copy paper, macrostructure, forming, visualization of forming uniformity, software, control of consumer properties of paper.

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Abramova V.V., Gur’ev A.V. Evaluation of Macrostructure Forming Uni-formity of Copy Paper. Lesnoy zhurnal [Forestry journal], 2017, no. 4, pp. 172–186. 10.17238/issn0536-1036.2017.4.172


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