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Numerical Index for Useful Methods

Useful Methods Numerical Listing   NOTE   This list was updated October 15, 2015.   wd = Withdrawn     Fibrous Materials Testing UM

Updates to Useful Methods

Effective March 1, 2011, the set of TAPPI Useful Methods will only contain those methods which have been reviewed and issued in accrodance with the new Useful Method guidelines as established in October 2010 by the Quality and Standards Management

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Useful methods
Opacity of paper using 45°/0° geometry reflectometer, Useful Method UM 411 (2011)

Opacity of paper using 45°/0° geometry reflectometer, Useful Method UM 411 (2011)

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Water retention value (WRV), Useful Method UM 256 (2011)

Water retention value (WRV), Useful Method UM 256 (2015)

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Freeness of pulp (Williams tester), Useful Method UM 203 (2010)

Freeness of pulp (Williams tester), Useful Method UM 203 (2015)

Conference papers
Repulpability of splices/splicing tape, Useful Method UM 213 (2012)

Repulpability of splices/splicing tape, Useful Method UM 213 (2012)

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Shive content of mechanical pulp (laboratory flat screen), Useful Method UM 240 (2010)

Shive content of mechanical pulp (laboratory flat screen), Useful Method UM 240 (2015)

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Green peel bond procedure at the corrugator, Useful Method UM 822 (2012)

Green peel bond procedure at the corrugator, Useful Method UM 822 (2012)

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Wetting shipping sack paper for testing, Useful Method UM 566 (2010)

Wetting shipping sack paper for testing, Useful Method UM 566 (2015)

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Brightness loss of bleached pulp, Useful Method UM 200 (2012)

Brightness loss of bleached pulp, Useful Method UM 200 (2012)

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Useful methods
Laboratory processing of pulp (ball or pebble-mill method), Useful Method UM 253 (2010)

Laboratory processing of pulp (ball or pebble-mill method), Useful Method UM 253 (2015)

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Laboratory processing of pulp (Kollergang method), Useful Method UM 258 (2010)

Laboratory processing of pulp (Kollergang method), Useful Method UM 258 (2015)

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Laboratory processing of pulp (plate refiner), Useful Method UM 221 (2010)

Laboratory processing of pulp (plate refiner), Useful Method UM 221 (2015)

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Amount of coating on mineral-coated paper, Useful Method UM 542 (2010)

Amount of coating on mineral-coated paper, Useful Method UM 542 (2015)

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Useful methods
Shive content of mechanical pulp (Somerville fractionator), Useful Method UM 242 (2010)

Shive content of mechanical pulp (Somerville fractionator), Useful Method UM 242 (2015)

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Polystyrene in paper products, Useful Method UM 554 (2010)

Polystyrene in paper products, Useful Method UM 554 (2015)

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Water absorbency of nonbibulous paperboard, Useful Method UM 596 (2010)

Water absorbency of nonbibulous paperboard, Useful Method UM 596 (2015)

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