Corrugated (Kraft) Cardboard as a Scenic Material

John Robert Hood


Corrugated cardboard has been used occasionally as a scenic covering and profile material. As commercially available, this material is a marginal substitute for conventional scenic materials. A critical disadvantage in scenic use is the high degree of flammability: because of the nature of the materials and construction, conventional flame-retarding treatments are not successful when applied to corrugated cardboard. This material should not be used where fire and safety code limitations require flame-resistant characteristics, nor should it be used where burning materials would create a fire safety hazard.

“Three-ply corrugated craft” is the form that has been most successfully ...

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