Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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pulpboard

A type of BINDER'S BOARD produced either in a single web, a one-ply board, or from two webs on the same machine, that is, a twin-wire board. Pulpboard quality depends on the furnish used, which may be mechanical or chemical wood pulp, or a combination thereof. It differs fromPASTEBOARD in that the pulpboard is made directly from the pulp, whereas pasteboard is built up from thinner sheets of paper or board laminated together. Pulpboard is the principal board used in library and edition binding. (17 , 58 , 156 , 264 )




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