apparel industry uses
chipboard for folding and
packaging purposes. Garments are
occasionally folded over a chipboard
to provide stability for the folded
garment. The chipboard can also
help maintain the measurement
required of the folded garments.
chipboard is typically, paperboard
or cardboard, which is produced in
various thickness or paper stock.
It might made up of one or several
Chipboards provide support so that
the garment does not flop
around. The chipboard is used
during the folding and packing
process. Chipboards are used
to assists with holding shape. A
type of paperboard (cardboard)
generally made from reclaimed paper
stock (but not required to be
reclaimed paper stock); the term
generally used in the US.
industry, paperboard is referred to
by weight (grams per square
meter, pounds per 1000 square feet)
or by thickness (mm or thousandths
of an inch, or 'points' - for
example, 0.007" thick paperboard is
also known as 7-point. The
chipboard can come in various
colors, coating, shapes and weights.