Folding boxboard

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FBB construction:
1 – Coating
2 – Bleached chemical pulp
3 – Mechanical pulp
4 – Unbleached/Bleached chemical pulp

Folding boxboard, also referred to as FBB or by the DIN Standard 19303 codes of GC or UC, is a paperboard grade made up of multiple layers of chemical and mechanical pulp.[1] This grade is made up of mechanical pulp in between two layers of chemical pulp.The top layer is of bleached chemical pulp with an optional pigment coating.[2] This is a low-density material with high stiffness and has a slightly yellow colour, mainly on the inside. The major end uses of folding boxboard are health and beauty products, frozen, chilled and other foods, confectionaries, pharmaceuticals, graphical uses[3] and cigarettes.[4]

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  1. ^ Iggesund Paperboard (2008). "Product Catalogue: General Technical Information". Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  2. ^ Iggesund Paperboard AB (2008). "Paperboard the Iggesund Way": 11. 
  3. ^ Stora Enso (2009). "Wide selection of boards for consumer goods". 
  4. ^ Iggesund Paperboard (2008). "Incada". Retrieved 2009-08-06.