Mini-Encyclopedia of Papermaking Wet-End Chemistry
Part Three: Equipment & Unit Operations

Hydrolysis

The word "hydrolysis" implies a reaction of something with water. A well-known example is the reaction between alkenylsuccinic anhydride (ASA) sizing emulsions and water. The product of such a reaction is a hydrolyzate.

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