Paper Industry

Maize Starch/Flour is used in the Paper industry as a surface-sizing agent, as a binder, as a coating agent to increase the paper strength, to enhance bursting, tensile strength, elongation, fold endurance and pick resistance amongst other purposes. Maize Starch/Flour use in size press application improves appearance, posiblity prevents excessive ink penetration and forms a hard firm surface for writing or printing, to prevent surface fiber picking. It also allows the paper to be erased without wearing it down.

Paper Industry Applications