Pagora rubrique Formation 2022

Project Functionalization of surface of cellulosic substrates - 4FMT1001

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 2.5
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials 1.5
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works 6.0
    • Written tests ?


    ECTS 35.0


Learning outcomes :

  • To understand and know the coating operations from the sauce formulation to the properties of the functionalized coated substrate
  • To determine and analyze the rheological properties of a coating sauce
  • To use coating drivers to make sheet-to-sheet and reel-to-reel coatings




To gain insight and to develop expertise in surface treatment techniques, and their effect on the printability and mechanical properties of paper and cardboard

To realize a functionalized fibrous support on these two faces (a printable face and a special face)

to identify the raw materials used in coating baths.
to identify the surface treatment techniques, their impact on the properties and printability of paper and cardboard.
to know how to formulate a pigmented sleeping sauce.
to know how to work in groups of 6 to 8 people.
to establish a schedule of conditions.


Material Transfer Processes, Knowledge of raw materials (paper-base), Polymer Chemistry, Rheology

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


  • Specific credits: this course brings 1.0 ECTS to students in Paper Sciences Level 2

Written report
Oral presentation
Individuel evaluation

note = 60% Rendu du rapport de synthèse + 40% Évaluation individuelle.


The course exists in the following branches:

  • Curriculum - - Semester 8
  • Curriculum - Pagora Engineer - Student - Semester 8
  • Curriculum - Pagora Engineer - Apprentice - Semester 8
see the course schedule for 2022-2023

Additional Information

Course ID : 4FMT1001
Course language(s): FR

You can find this course among all other courses.

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RAS (cours en salle)


E. Lehtinen, H. Paulapuro, Pigment Coating and Surface Sizing of Paper, Tappi Press, Fapet Oy, Finland, 2000.