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Paper Production Process

Cutting

Cutting

Pulp, the raw material for paper, is shredded into fine pieces using a paper shredder. The paper material for banknotes is made from mitsumata (Edgeworthia papyrifera) and other fibers.

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Defibering

Defibering

The paper material is defibered appropriately for different applications.

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Cleaning

Cleaning

Dust and other foreign matter is removed from the paper material.

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Mashing

Mashing

The fibers are mashed for better entanglement with each other.

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Mixing

Mixing

Various materials for paper are mixed with chemicals to produce the final paper material for banknotes.

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Paper Making

Paper Making

The mixed paper material is run over a wire mesh, watermarked, dried and rolled.

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Cutting

Cutting

Rolled paper is precisely cut to predetermined dimensions.

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Counting

Counting

Paper sheets are counted accurately using a counting machine.

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