What is: Wire ?

A bronze, copper, or synthetic screen found at the wet end of a paper machine, that receives the water and fiber suspension from the head-box. The wire then moves this suspension to the dry end of the papermaking machine. This wire then terminates at the couch roll, where the paper web is ninety percent water which can be transferred to the wet felt.
In business forms, it is used to stick sheets of paper to form a book. It may be saddle or side wired.

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