Paper grades are defined by their usage, such as Book or Cover stock. They are often referred to in combination with a basis weight: for example, 20 lb. Bond or 70 lb. Book. Another abbreviation for pound is #. Most copy paper that you would find at an office supply store (in the U.S.) is […]
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Yes, some of the most common paper weights, or grades, and their uses are listed below. Bond – Letterhead and forms Coated – High printing quality Text – Announcements, booklets, brochures Book – Trade, textbooks, general printing Offset – Same as Book, except that the surface is treated and sizing is added. Cover – Cover […]
Rag content represents the percentage of scrap cloth that is combined with pulp fibers to create the copy paper. This value is usually ranges from 20% to 100%. A copy paper with a low rag content is usually recommended.
Glossy printer paper is treated with a special finish to produce sharper images. This makes is well-suited for photographs. Matte printer paper, on the other hand, has a bright white finish and is used for everyday printing.
13 x 19 paper, as the name implies, is 13 inches wide and 19 inches long. Wide format printers use this paper to print large documents.
Inkjet photo paper contains a glossy coating that produces sharp, clear images.
Using glossy photo paper helps your printer produce sharp, clear images. With the right printer you can obtain photo-quality results. Update: Gloss photo paper does not really improve sharpness. It really is just a preference and if placed under glass, you wouldn’t be able to tell it apart from its matte counterpart.
Copier paper produces the best results when you copy the proper side of the paper. The package usually tells which side of the paper should be used. Depending on your copier, you may have to place the stack of paper up or down.
Some older computer paper (dot matrix printer paper) contained alternating white and green lines to separate rows of data. This reduced eyestrain and made the data easier to read. None of today’s printer papers have these lines. So essentially this is an out dated question.