Corkboard

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Description

A thick, lightweight sheet compressed from ground cork particles and paper pulp. Corkboard was used in the 19th century for sound and heat insulation.

See also cork tile.

Synonyms and Related Terms

panneau de liège (Fr.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 239
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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