How paper is made
They cut trees into logs.
Trees are cut into logs.
They take the logs to the mill.
They remove boards from the log.
They make boards from the logs.
They convert the wood that is left over into a small chips that look like cornflakes.
They add chemicals and break the chips further down into “pulp”, a pudding of fibres and other components.
They clean the pulp.
They feed the pulp into paper-making machines.
A pump sprays a thin layer of the paper pulp onto a moving screen.
They press and dry the pulp.
They put the paper on huge rolls and cut it into various sizes.
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