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Converting science - 4FMT1005

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 15.0
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials -
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works -


    ECTS 17.0


Learning outcomes :

  • To acquire knowledge on the main operations of paper and cardboard material processing
  • To make the link between manufacturing processes and the specific properties of special papers




Vegetable Parchment paper ( chemical processing).
Crepe paper and its finished products (physical processing and saturation).
Other specialty papers (processing by coating).
Intelligent papers (processing by printing).
Defnition, properties of non-woven and applications.
Development of the industry and manufacturing of non-woven.
Raw materials.
Industry of tissue

Acquire knowledge on main converting operations on cellulosic materials.
The handled themes are:

  • industry of non-woven.
  • main used raw materials.
  • main manufacturing processes.
  • production of specialty papers, understanding of the processes and end used properties.
  • introduction to intelligent papers.
  • operations with high added value.
  • coating of papers for specific applications.

Worked skills: Developing solutions, Innovating; Leading a process


Knowledge of paper process engineering and paper physics.

Accessibility for people with disabilities : please contact us for further information


  • Specific credits: this course brings 1.5 ECTS to students in Paper Sciences Level 2

Written exam

note = note du DS


The course exists in the following branches:

  • Curriculum - Pagora Engineer - Apprentice - Semester 8
  • Curriculum - - Semester 8
  • Curriculum - Pagora Engineer - Student - Semester 8

Additional Information

Course ID : 4FMT1005
Course language(s): FR

You can find this course among all other courses.

Environmental security

Rien de particulier concernant le déroulement du cours : salle de cours standard
Sécurité : RAS
Environnement : RAS


Nonwoven fabrics (Wiley-VCH).
Documents EDANA.
Specialty papers 2007.
Webographie des principaux fabriquants.
ROISUM D.R. The mechanis of web spreading Part I. Tappi Journal vol 76, n°10 pages 63-70, octobre 1993.
ROISUM D.R. The mechanis of web spreading Part II. Tappi Journal vol 76, n°10 pages 75-86, décembre 1993.