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What does OBA stand for?

OBA stands for Optical Brightening Agent

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The following limitations in copy or offset papers have been revealed over time: * Older fourdriniers, as well as open draws, have more bonding and linting issues, and high-bulk pulps typically have lower bonding; * Puddle type size presses have more surface strength issues; * Feathering or wicking effects can increase on ink jet papers with higher-bulk pulps; and, * The lignin in BCTMP adsorbs ultraviolet light and interferes with fluorescent whitening agents (FWA) or optical brightening agents (OBA).