What is the difference between CCNB and SBS?
CCNB is clay coated news back – white clay on top and brown/grey back. It is made from 100% recycled fibers. SBS is solid bleached sulphite – white clay on top and solid white through out. It is made from wood pulp and has little or no recycled content, it is what is referred to as a Virgin Sheet.
What is the difference between job lot and prime board?
With chipboard, the job lot (seconds) classification could be the result of a change over to or from a stained chip product (colour on one or two sides, or through out). With coated products CCNB or SBS there could be issues with the coating – light or missing in spots, there could be dirt or streaks on the surface. With any board product – there could be caliper variation, moisture issues, curling, warping, or blow outs (air pockets between the plies of fibers).
Recycled chipboard is the same as reclaimed or used chipboard right?
NO – used or reclaimed chipboard has been utilized at least once for what ever purpose it was initially purchased for (generally speaking, layer pads or tier sheets – there are usually ring marks on the stock from can or bottle bottoms). Recycled chipboard refers to a paperboard product that has been manufactured from 100% recycled fibers – it has never been used before.