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What properties do cellulose have that makes it suitable for the production of paper? watch

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    Hi all. A rep is waiting for the correct answer

    I have been putting the finishing touches to a practical to hand in, but there is one question that I simply cannot answer. After trying to search for the answer in my textbook, and on Google, I still cannot get the answer.

    This is the question:

    "What properties do cellulose have that makes it suitable for the production of paper?"

    I was trying to link this with the fact that cellulose is a rigid structure, that it is composed of glucose molecules which are connected with beta linkages, but I do not know how this links with paper production. I have found no clues to this question, and I am hoping that someone knows the answer.

    Thanks for looking!!!
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    bump...no one knows?
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    its rigid, structural support, the fact that it forms unbranched chains, connected by hydrogen bonds, means you get consistant quality
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    High Tensile strength
    Insoluble
 
 
 
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