Northern Bleached Hardwood Kraft. An important variety of market pulp, manufactured chiefly from birch trees, it is brighter than NBSK but not as strong.



Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft. One of the chief varieties of market pulp, manufactured mainly from spruce trees from Scandinavia, Canada and the northeastern United States. It consists of longer (hence stronger) fibers than NBHK.



No Carbon Required. This expression, which was introduced by the National Cash Register Company (who formerly owned the patents), has now been replaced by the term Carbonless.



The relatively low-grade paper intended for the printing of newspapers; it is mostly produced from mechanical softwood pulp and recycled fibers.


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