May 2000

Wirepart and Presspart

 The Basic Aspect of Foil Arrangement -Fourdrinier-                  Toru Shiina...(2)

 Concept of Forming Fabric Design             Taketoshi Watanabe and Kenichi Sato...(9)

 Sophisticated Presspart -Tandem NipcoFlex Press for Graphic Paper Machine-
                                                   Osamu Yasui...(16)

 Roles of Press Felt Press Section of Paper Machine
   -Dewatering mechanism and felt design-                   Toyohisa Shidara...(22)

 Felt Design for High Speed Printing Machines                   Hisashi Someya...(29)

 Press Section Concept for Year and Speed 2000
   -OptiPress-Charenging the speed potential-                    Hiroshi Miura...(37)

 Doctoring Ceramic Press Rolls-Analysis of R & D Testing/
   Introduction of the doctor operating information in Japan, Europe and North America-
                                              Youzaburo Nakamura...(42)

Topics & Information

 High Temp., High Consistency Disc Dispersion System for New Application in
   Secondary Fiber Process
    -Introduction of the“KRIMA”disc dispersion and bleaching system- Masakazu Eguchi...(54)

 On-Line Multinip Calender                Martti Tuomisto and Hidehiko Yamazaki...(64)

 1999 Research Projects of Universities and Government Research Institutes
   Wood Science Committee, JAPAN TAPPI                              ...(96)

Introduction of Research Laboratories

 Molecular Photonics Laboratory, Electronic Materials Division, Research
   Institute of Electronics, SHIZUOKA UNIVERSITY                         ...(70)

Research Report

 J-integral Jc and Crack Tip Opening Displacement CTODc as a Material
   Property Evaluating the Fracture Toughness of Paper
                                   Hironobu Hirano and Tatsuo Yamauchi...(75)

 Mechanism of Paper Surface Roughening(II) Influence of Out-of plane Internal
   Stress on Roughening and its Evaluation
             Kiyoshi Sasaki, Toshiharu Enomae, Fumihiko Onabe and Bong-Yong Kim...(81)

 Factors of the Fluting of Coated Paper in Web-Offset Printing
                        Tetsuya Hirabayashi, Seiji Fujiwara and Terunobu Fukui...(89)

Pulp and Paper Mills in Japan

 -Matsumoto Mill, Oji Paper Co., Ltd.-Oji Paper Co., Ltd.                       ...(104)

Committee report                                                ...(03)

Essay on Intellectual Property                                        ...(73)

Coffee break                                                   ...(74)

Papyrus                                                      ...(109)

Industry News(Domestic and International)                                ...(111)

List of Titles in Foreign Journals Received by JAPAN TAPPI                    ...(118)

List of Patents issued and Laid-open Publication                            ...(121)

Price list of Domestic Logs and Wood Chips by District                       ...(129)

Wholesale Price list of Papers at Tokyo Trade Center                        ...(130)

Other Monthly Statistics                                           ...(132)

News from the Association                                         ...(134)