Jute paper

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A strong, bendable paper made from sulfite wood pulp and long jute fibers. The jute fibers are obtained from the butt ends of the jute stalk and from pieces of old rope and burlap. This coarse, brown paper is used for packaging, envelopes, tags as well as for cement bags and flour sacks.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 426
  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989