Paper Making

Paper Making

Rag Room – old rags are ripped apart

Cutter and Duster – the rags are cut and dust is removed

Bleach Boiler – bleach is added to remove colors

Cutter and Duster number 2 – rags are cut again



Paper Machine – the Fourdrinier makes the rags into paper

Drying Drums – the paper is ready but now dries

Sizing – the paper is cut into many sizes

Loft or Final Drying – drying again

Calendering – the paper is squeezed into many thicknesses

Sorting/Counting/Packing – and sent to you