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Iranian journal of Wood and Paper Science Research has been published since 1995 by support of Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands of Iran. Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands holds the copyright of the journal. Iranian journal of Wood and Paper industries cover the peer articles, review papers, technical reports and case study reports at the following topics:

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  • Modification of Wood
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  • Pulping and paper making technology
  • Chemical wood processing
  • Economics and marketing of wood products

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Research Paper Chemical conversion
Preparation of adsorbent from recycle newspaper and removal of metal ions from the pulp and paper mills wastewater

Khadijeh Khorram Margavi; Noureddin Nazarnezhad; Seyd Majid Zabihzadeh

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 1-11


  Background and objectives: Contamination in pulp mill wastewater and subsequently surface and underground water sources contamination with heavy metals is one of the most important problems which threatens the health of human being and other creatures. These metals penetrate and pollute the soil and ...  Read More

Research Paper Management and Economics wood
Effective indicators for the stability of a stable supply chain model in the cellulosic industry by Vickor method.

Meisam Mehri Charvadeh; Shademan Pourmousa; Ajang Tajdini; Abbas Tamjidi; Vahid reza ُSafdari

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 12-26


  Background and purpose: Cellulosic industry organizations try to establish appropriate strategies to perform the main production processes and provide services to customers by improving productivity and reducing costs. Environmental concerns, energy scarcity, depletion of natural resources, and increased ...  Read More

Research Paper Chemical conversion
Effect of fermentation pretreatment and extraction on the acoustic properties of Ash wood (Fraxinus excelsior)

Zahra Daeepour; amir lashgari; Mehran Roohnia; Ahmad Jahan latibari; Vahid Safdari

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 27-40


  Background and objectives: Nowadays, the importance of treatments such as water washing and ethanol-acetone washing to improve the acoustic properties of wood has been noticed by the makers of musical instruments. Wood extractives are in the list of those materials that often do not have a construction ...  Read More

Research Paper Pulp and paper
The use of Thyme extract (Zataria Multiflora) to make antibacterial food packaging paper

Amir Hosein Ghasemi; Noureddin Nazarnezhad; Shaghaygh Rezanezhad; Seed Hasan Sharifi

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 41-54


  Background and objectives: Some medicinal herb extracts have the antibacterial capability. On the other hand, herb extract is one of the organic, natural, and environmentally friendly substances. In recent years, the production of environmental and safe packaging materials has attracted the attention ...  Read More

Pulp and Paper Pulp and paper
The Effect of nano-Chitosan, nano-Cellulose and DTPA Spray on the Optical Properties of Paper Obtained from Chemical-mechanical Pulp (CMP)

Ramin Vaysi; Iesa Rezazadeh; S. ESHAGH EBADI

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 55-71


  Background and aim: Today, with the increase in population, increasing demand for paper, as well as greater restrictions on raw materials, the production of pulp from high-yield pulps and mechanical pulps has found a special place. These pulps have a high yield greater than 85%, but due to the presence ...  Read More

Research Paper Chemistry of wood
Identification of Walnut Tree Leaves Extractives Chemical Composition and the Effect of Growth Time

Mohammad Reza Sabzehparvar; Ahmad Jahan latibari; Shademan Pourmousa

Volume 39, Issue 1 , March 2024, Pages 71-82


   Background and Objectives: Plant extractives show unique properties. They impart colors and change the color of wood and generates attractive appearance. Since early days, societies have been utilizing plant extractives in industrial, medical and even as fungicides and biocides. In early times ...  Read More

Pulp and paper
Identify the Chemical Composition of Tobacco Stem Wood Extractives (Nicotiana tabacum L. 'Coker 347') by Gas Chromatography- Mass Spectrometry

Seyyed Peyman Hashemi Beygzadmahalleh; Seyyed Pedram Hashemi Beygzadmahalleh; Asghar Tabei

Volume 29, SPRING 1 , May 2014, , Pages 66-57


  Tobacco (Nicotianan tabacum) and an old industrial plant in the north, Iran to supply tobacco leaf to produce significant amounts of stem tobacco cultivation and the annual production is in the north of the country. In this research stems of tobacco variety Coker 347 randomly Gilan district, city of ...  Read More

Composite wood products
Investigation on the possibility of oriented strand board (OSB) production from hornbeam wood

Abbas Tamjidi; Mohamad Mehdi Faezipour; Habibollah Khademi Eslam; Ghanbar Ebrahimi; Kazem DoosthoseinI

Volume 34, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 140-156


  DOR:98.1000/1735-0913.1398. In this study, the possibility of three-layered oriented strand board production from hornbeam (Carpinus betulus L.) wood was evaluated. Two levels of press time (6 and 8 minutes) and three levels of press temperature (180˚C, 200˚C and 220˚C) were applied ...  Read More

Dielectric properties of oil impregnated kraft and soda pulps

kezhal Moradyan Gilan; Mohammad Azad fallah; Amir abbas Shayghani akmal; Ali Abdolkhani

Volume 28, Summer 2 , June 2013, , Pages 329-340


  This research was carried out with the aim of determining dielectric properties of bagasse unbleached soda pulp, long fiber kraft pulp and a mixture of both (20% kraft + 80% bagasse soda).The hand-sheets with 60 g/m2 basis weight were made after adjusting the freeness of pulps at levels of 200 ± ...  Read More

Chemical conversion
Morphological Characteristics and Chemical Composition of Grapevine Branches (Vitis vinifera spp.) Grown in Astara

Seyyed Pedram Hashemi Beygzadmahalleh; Seyyed Peyman Hashemi Beygzadmahalleh; Asghar Tabei

Volume 30, WINTER 4 , December 2015, , Pages 525-537


  This study has been conducted to determine morphological characteristics of fibers and amount of chemical components of grapevine branches cultivated in Astara in province of Guilan. For this purpose the number of 53 branches, with same size and diameter, were cut from some grapevine and sent to laboratory ...  Read More

Pulp and paper
Use of Central Composite Design for Optimization of ultrasonic pre-treatment parameters on chemical deinking of old newspaper

Seyed Hassan Sharifi; nouredin Nazarnezhad

Volume 33, Issue 4 , February 2019, , Pages 489-500


  To reuse recycled cellulosic fibers in paper production, contaminated particles and other impurities of the fibers can be greatly removed using a de-inking stage which is considered as a supplementary step in waste paper recycling technology. The effect of using ultrasonic pretreatment on the deinking ...  Read More

Management and Economics Wood Management and Economics wood
The effect of marketing capabilities, innovation and learning ability of employees on the performance of wooden office furniture companies

Amir Reza Taheri; Abbas Tamjidi; Ajang Tajdini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 May 2022


  In this research, the effect of marketing capabilities, innovations, learning of employees on the performance of wooden office furniture companies with the approach of structural equations has been investigated. The statistical population of this research consists of managers and engineers working in ...  Read More

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