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Why are 100% cotton boards better for framing than wood fiber boards
June 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSherry wells
Cotton is widely considered by the global art community the ideal substrate for fine art paper. Cotton fibers are naturally longer than its alternatives like alpha-cellulose (wood pulp) which make for a stronger, more durable sheet. Cotton also makes for a very distinct and luxurious feel, which adds to the overall appeal of the finished work.

Papers manufactured from cotton fiber will last longer and hold up better under repeated handling and various environmental conditions than paper made from wood pulp.

Not only does paper with cotton content feel good and last longer, but as it's "tree-free", cotton is a natural fiber that is made from renewable and recovered materials. Cotton linters are identified by government recycling standards as a recovered fiber, boosting cotton paper’s compliancy with most government contracts when combined with post consumer fiber.
June 8, 2012 | Registered CommenterLegion Paper