Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Types and Properties of Paper, Card and Boards Ch. 2

HOW are they made?

- From vegetables fibres found in wood
- Fibres are crushed to make a pulp

When considering paper, there are 5 factors to consider

1. Cost
2. Finish
3. Strength
4. Brightness
5. Thickness

You can…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Types and Properties of Paper, Card and Boards Ch. 2

2 Types of Board
Corriflute
- Fluted propylene plastic
- Light but strong/weather resistant
- Can be printed on w/flexography
- Example use ­ `for sale' estate agent board
Duplex
- Foam base board w/various finished
- Large + rigid…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Types and Properties of Paper, Card and Boards Ch. 2

- Aluminium foil for insulation/bacterial barrier e.g. Capri-Sun
- Plastic for waterproofing e.g. plastic drinks bottles
- Greaseproof paper for cupcake liners
- Wax coating for waterproofing e.g. takeaway cups

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Design & Technology: Graphics resources:

See all Design & Technology: Graphics resources »