Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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fiberize

A process used to reduce wood chips, reclaimed paper stock, dry broke, and other papermaking fibrous materials to individual fibers. The equipment used for this includes disc mills, conical refiners, etc. Sometimes the materials are first softened with water or steam, or by chemical treatment before the mechanical action. (17 , 98 )




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