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[PEL] A brand name for a rigid corrugated plastic board sandwiched between two sheets of thin plastic. Coroplast is composed of a copolymer of polypropylene and polyethylene. The moisture repellent sheets are light, strong, and acid-free. Coroplast boards are used for enclosures, frames, backing, and supports.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Coroplast® [Coroplast]


Other Properties

Will not burst on Mullen tester. Sheets are 4 mm thick.

Melting Point 162.2
Density 90 g/cc

Hazards and Safety

May accumulate a static charge.

Additional Information

Preservation Equipment: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998
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