Jute bristol

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Description

A lightweight, inexpensive cardboard produced from a mixture of sulfite/sulfate wood pulp with jute fibers and burlap rags. Jute bristol is strong and bendable. It is primarily used for shipping cartons. The name 'jute board' is used for this product as well as for other shipping containers that do not have any jute fiber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

jute board

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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