Asphalt paper

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A general term for any paper coated or impregnated with Asphalt to form a tough, waterproof sheet. Some types of asphalt paper are: Asphalt felt, flooring felt, asphalt sheathing paper, and asphalt roofing paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

asphalt felt; papier bitumineux (Fr.); flooring felt; asphalt sheathing paper; asphalt roofing paper

Resources and Citations

  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
  • 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