Pre-requisite / Skillset for Pulp & Paper Engineering Internship
1. Intern should have adequate knowledge on raw materials of paper and its yield.
2. Paper manufacturing processes starting from raw materials, pre-treatment and equipment usage should be known.
3. Should be aware of paper making from wet pulp to papers with suitable additives for quality.
4. Must be aware of paper drying and finishing processes, quality checks and recycling of paper.
5. Being familiar with industrial support systems for paper factory and environmental considerations.
6. Should be capable of explaining environmental aspects related to paper industry.
7. Must be familiar with the wood chemistry, basic pulp and papermaking processes from different raw materials.
8. Should be acquainted with raw material characteristics, physical and mechanical concepts, nomenclature and procedures related to evaluating paper and paper board product properties.
9. Should be familiar with chemical recovery systems and bleaching of mechanical pulps, also treatment of effluent should be known.
10. Intern should be able to explain the most important structural and chemical properties of wood and fibres from bases of papermaking.
11. Should have knowledge on papermaking science and technology.
Pulp & Paper Engineering Internship Test
Intern has to take Pulp & Paper Engineering internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Pulp & Paper Engineering topic.
1. What are some important pulping variables of wood and wood chip?
(A) Bark content
(B) Spring wood
(C) Summer wood
(D) Autumn wood
Explanation: Mills recovering extractives use FIFO to obtain high terpene recoveries.
2. Fuel value of softwood is less than hardwood.
Explanation: The value for softwood is higher due to higher lignen content.
3. At the bottom of the pass __________ are collected?
Explanation: The definition of fines varies with mill species, but fines generally consist of material passing through 3mm screen
4. Which one is a volume measuring method for a solid wood?
(A) Board foot
(D) Water displacement method
Explanation: A board foot is a volumetric measurement of solid wood. It is equal to 12 inch x 12 inch x 1 inch
5. According to the rule of thumb what is the value of chips yielded by the wood of 1 cubic meters?
(A) 3.5 cubic meters
(B) 2.6 cubic meters
(C) 0.2 cubic meters
(D) 6.8 cubic meters
Explanation: Rules of thumb are derived in order to identify an operating window that minimizes the volatilization of metals during thermochemical conversion of CCA in treated wood, while ensuring a good quality of charcoal product.
Practice the full set of Pulp & Paper Engineering Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.
How to apply for the Pulp & Paper Engineering Internship
1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs
2. Take the Pulp & Paper Engineering Internship Test
3. Submit the Internship Application Form
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