Opportunities in Papermaking Wet-End Chemistry:


Mini-Encyclopedia Trouble-shooting guide

Training on Demand: Industry Professional Development Course Series; Paper Manufacturing Chemistry, self-paced, online, $400; Six courses to choose from; more to come!

Web links Education in wet-end chemistry

BioResources is our department's own international peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the science of lignocellulosic materials, chemicals, and their uses. Topics include papermaking chemistry. Check it out at www.ncsu.edu/bioresources . Also: www.bioresources.com

About us Publications

Each semester: MS-level distance/online education. Two courses each Fall: "Pulp & Paper Technology" (See 7-min video: https://youtu.be/TFkuJ_NdAso) and "Chemical Principles for the Papermaking Process Engineer.". (See 5-min video: https://youtu.be/uSwTcCWJOp0 Our Spring (odd year) course is "Wet-End & Colloidal Chemistry". REGISTER in AUGUST or December.

Serivce and Consulting Research areas

Check out our GLOSSARY of paper chemistry terms.

Download PDF files of articles by Martin A. Hubbe

Fun and Art WPS322: Undergrad Wet End & Polymer Chemistry Featured essays: "Good Chemistry";ASA droplet size; Starting a distance education program; Enzyme use in papermaking; Pitch and stickies - a chemist's view; Does pitch have your attention?; Process water; Recycling of additives; Retention and drainage chemicals; Right sizing; A cure for stickies?; Troubleshooting; Manipulating colloidal behavior. Stop by to see our lab.

Chemical Principles Course

Graduate level wet-end chemistry course Send e-mail "Good things can happen when chemical additive s are added to a fibrous slurry at the wet end of a paper machine. Let's make them happen."

This site is maintained on behalf of the Papermaking Wet-End Chemistry program at North Carolina State University (Department of Wood and Paper Science). Please send corrections, additions, and other comments to Dr. Martin A. Hubbe, caretaker of the website.

Contact information:

Dr. Martin A. Hubbe
Buckman Distinguished Scientist
Dept. of Forest Biomaterials
North Carolina State University
Box 8005
Raleigh, NC 27695



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Phone: (919) 513-3022
Fax: (919) 515-6302

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Alphabetical list of links to contents of this site:

Additives used in papermaking
Art exhibit: scanned images of paper art
Buckman Foundation program of wet-end chemistry
Business opportunities in wet-end chemistry
Colleges with wet-end chemistry programs
Corporate sponsorship of research
Curiculum vitae (Hubbe resume)
Department of Wood & Paper Science, Pulp & Paper Program
Distance courses
Educational opportunities
E-mail (Hubbe)
Emerging technology
Encylopedia of wet-end chemistry
Essay: "Good Chemistry - Looking towards the Future of Papermaking Additives"
Fun stuff
Guide to troubleshooting of wet-end chemistry problems
Graduate education
Graduate course website: "Wet-End & Colloidal Chemistry"
Graduate research
Handmade paper
Laboratory pictures
Links to schools, companies, organizations involved with wet-end chemistry
Museum of hand-made paper art
Paper and Chinese character(s)
Pulp & Paper Program at North Carolina State Univ. (link)
Research areas
Schools with wet-end chemistry programs
Semester courses
Short courses
Troubleshooting guide for papermaking chemistry problems
Organizations involved with wet-end chemistry
Undergraduate wet-end chemistry course
Unit operations in paper mills affecting wet-end chemistry
Universities with programs in wet-end chemistry
What's new in the field?