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Tubes made of cardboard
Corrugated cardboard

Cardboard is a generic term for a heavy-duty paper of various strengths, ranging from a simple arrangement of a single thick sheet of paper to complex configurations featuring multiple corrugated and uncorrugated layers.

Despite widespread use in general English and French,<ref>[1]</ref><ref>[2]</ref> the term is deprecated in business and industry.<ref>Walter Soroka, Illustrated Glossary of Packaging Terminology, p. 154</ref> Material producers, container manufacturers,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> packaging engineers,<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> and standards organizations,<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> try to use more specific terminology. There is still no complete and uniform usage. Often the term "cardboard" is avoided because it does not define any particular material.


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Tubes made of cardboard
Corrugated cardboard

Cardboard is a generic term for a heavy-duty paper of various strengths, ranging from a simple arrangement of a single thick sheet of paper to complex configurations featuring multiple corrugated and uncorrugated layers.

Despite widespread use in general English and French,<ref>[1]</ref><ref>[2]</ref> the term is deprecated in business and industry.<ref>Walter Soroka, Illustrated Glossary of Packaging Terminology, p. 154</ref> Material producers, container manufacturers,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> packaging engineers,<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> and standards organizations,<ref> {{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> try to use more specific terminology. There is still no complete and uniform usage. Often the term "cardboard" is avoided because it does not define any particular material.


Cardboard sections
Intro  History  Types  Recycling  Gallery  See also  References  

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