Kappa number of paper, board, or pulp according to ISO 302

The Kappa number describes the lignin content or bleachability of pulp. With this test, the kappa number is determined as per the ISO 302 standard, which applies to all kinds of chemical and semi-chemical pulps within a Kappa number range from 1 to 100.

For pulps with higher Kappa numbers, the ISO 3260 procedure is recommended.

Suitable sample matrices
Paper, board, pulp
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Standard

Pricing and online order

Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
136 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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