Definition: Semi-chemical wood pulp

Forestry

Wood pulp obtained by subjecting pulpwood, wood chips, particles or residues to a series of mechanical and chemical treatments, none of which alone is sufficient to make the fibres separate readily. It may be bleached or unbleached. It includes chemi-groundwood pulp; chemi-mechanical wood pulp etc. (named in the order and importance of the treatment during the manufacturing process)
Source:
European Commission (Eurostat), "Forestry in the EU and the world - A statistical portrait", Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg , 2011
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