Tagboard

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Description

A thin, tough, lightweight cardboard. Tagboard, or oaktag, is usually made from a combination of jute and sulfate pulps. The stiff paperboard most often has a smooth finish and manilla color. Tagboard is used for posters, file folders, stencils, and shipping tags.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tag; tag board; oaktag

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
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989