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ACACIA DEALBATA

ASPEN

BEECH

EUCALYPTUS

MAPLE

MIXED HARDWOOD

PINE

RADIATA PINE



Pulp Grades

EUROPULP list of main pulp grades and relevant acronyms

HARDWOOD

NBHK - NORTHERN BLEACHED HARDWOOD KRAFT
SBHK - SOUTHERN MIXED HARDWOOD
BEKP - BLEACHED EUCALYPTUS KRAFT PULP
BIRCH - BLEACHED BIRCH SULPHATE
ACACIA - ACACIA

SOFTWOOD

NBSK - NORTHERN BLEACHED SOFTWOOD KRAFT
S. PINE - SOUTHERN BLEACHED SOFTWOOD KRAFT
RADIATA - RADIATA
OTHER - INTERMEDIATE GRADES OF SOFTWOOD PULPS

SULPHITE PULP

BSS - BLEACHED SOFTWOOD SULPHITE
BHS - BLEACHED HARDWOOD SULPHITE

UNBLEACHED PULP

UKSP - UNBLEACHED KRAFT SOFTWOOD PULP
UKHP - UNBLEACHED KRAFT HARDWOOD PULP
USS - UNBLEACHED SOFTWOOD SULPHITE

CTMP AND SEMI-CHEMICAL

BCTMPHW - BLEACHED CHEMI THERMO MECHANICAL PULP HARDWOOD
BCTMPSW - BLEACHED CHEMI THERMO MECHANICAL PULP SOFTWOOD
TMP - THERMO MECHANICAL PULP
SGW - STONE GROUND WOOD

RECYCLED FIBRE PULP

DIP - DE-INKED PULP AND RECOVERED FIBRE
or RBK - RECYCLED BLEACHED KRAFT

BLEACHING PROCESS

TCF - TOTALLY CHLORINE FREE
ECF - ELEMENTARY CHLORINE FREE

SPECIALITIES

MERCERISED - MERCERISED PULP
DISSOLVING - DISSOLVING PULP
FLUFF - FLUFF PULP

Other acronyms:
BSK = Bleached Softwood Kraft (generic)
BHK = Bleached Hardwood Kraft (generic)
Mixed HW = Mixed Hardwood pulp (generic)
Minichip/Sawdust = Pulp produced from sawmills dust
UKP = Unbleached Kraft Pulp (generic)