[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
Will not burst on Mullen tester. Sheets are 4 mm thick.
Hazards and Safety
May accumulate a static charge.
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
- Website address 1 Comment: www.preservationequipment.com/367.html
- Website address 2 Comment: Preserv'Art at http://preservart.ccq.mcc.gouv.qc.ca/ProduitFiche.aspx?NoProduit=P0030