One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Board made of straw pulp, used in building (faced with paper) and in book covers.
- ‘The merger of the strawboard and boxboard manufacturers has at last been competed.’
- ‘Use our expansive on-line directory to source strawboard and other products and services from thousands of suppliers.’
- ‘Where others have failed, Neal is determined to make a go of the strawboard plant he operates near Forestburg.’
- ‘It was built during 1998-1999, and came on-line in the summer of 1999 along with a number of other strawboard plants across North America.’
- ‘Rice straw is used to make strawboards, for thatching and braiding and as an animal fodder.’
- ‘This landscape formed the foundation for the agricultural industry that emerged in the second half of the 19th century, with potato starch and strawboard as their main products.’
- ‘They used the mill to produce to produce paper products by importing Dutch strawboard, at first via Goole, and then to the firm's own jetty on the Ouse.’
- ‘Leonard is careful to explain that strawboard is an interior, not exterior product and will not replace wood.’
- ‘Interior cladding on the upper floor is of strawboard, an inexpensive, durable, and compostable material comparable to medium density fiberboard but composed entirely of straw.’
- ‘Up to the 1970s straw was the most widely use raw material in the strawboard industry.’
- ‘It is possible that particulars of a machine for cutting strawboard, cardboard, etc., may be useful.’
- ‘He has identified the cost competitiveness of straw based particleboard, especially in an area where wood waste is cheap, as the Achilles heel of the strawboard industry in Alberta.’
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