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strawboard

[′strȯ‚bȯrd]
(materials)
A type of pasteboard in which straw and a bonding material are incorporated with other paper materials having a low cellulose content. Also known as compressed straw slab.

strawboard, compressed straw slab

Straw mixed with a bonding ingredient and compressed into a board-type material.
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Basically this discussion forces the students to consider what types of functional strategies the business should pursue in operations and marketing if it hopes to break even producing and selling basic strawboard.
Bessie Mitchell further explained to the Sydney Morning Herald that plain strawboards had been used to bind Keats' first book of poetry.
But for consumers who may be torn between the popular, affordable styling of RTA furniture and the chemicals they contain, the fact that both particleboard and the new strawboard are friendlier to the environment than solid-wood pieces should tip the scales.
Adam's plan was to then market the strawboard as an environmentally friendly, or "green", alternative to traditional wood-based particleboard.
Luke says he tested Woodstalk's water resistance by manufacturing two identical tables, one of standard particleboard and the other with the strawboard.
The list for these Group 1 companies included strawboard, urban waste MDF, plastic mouldings, and vinyl-wrapped mouldings.
Signs made of strawboard and painted with bright, non-toxic paints eliminate the need for neon, saving even more energy.
Figure 6 depicts the announced annual capacities of the strawboard plants in operation and under development.
There are certain materials that I like to use in projects, like photovoltaic solar panels and strawboard, and I was pleased to be able to incorporate these into the transit store design," said Wagner.
Improvements/Expansions: In April 2000 NEWPRO converted a bankrupt 5-ft strawboard plant in northern Alberta over to a wood-based particleboard mill.