Limited PapersWholesale Paper for your home or business!A Handy Glossary of Paper Termswww.LimitedPapers.com
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Acid-free paper:Paper manufactured in a neutralor slightly alkaline pHenvironment, usually ...
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Bristols :Heavy-grade papers withbetter than average qualitycharacteristics. Originallymade...
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Coated Papers :Made with a surface coatingfor maximum smoothnessand ink holdout in theprint...
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Laid Finish :A linear pattern applied by adandy roll while the paper isstill very wet to mi...
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Text and CoverPapers:A class of high-quality uncoatedpapers in a widevariety of colors andt...
Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Watermark :Historically used toconvey a sense of quality,a slightly moretranslucent designi...
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Everything You Need to Know About Paper - Limited Papers

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Limited Papers is a paper wholesaler that sells printable paper, heavyweight paper, custom stock sheets, custom paper size and more at discount prices.

Learn everything you can about the complicated terminology associated with paper and paper sales.

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Everything You Need to Know About Paper - Limited Papers

  1. 1. Limited PapersWholesale Paper for your home or business!A Handy Glossary of Paper Termswww.LimitedPapers.com
  2. 2. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Acid-free paper:Paper manufactured in a neutralor slightly alkaline pHenvironment, usually bufferedwith calcium carbonate, toprevent the internal chemicaldeterioration of paper over time.Because of the absence of acid oracid-producing chemicals, thepaper is more environmentallysound and is more stable overlong periods of time. Archival paper:Acid-free or neutral paper thatwill not deteriorate over time. Brightness :A papers degree of reflectivitymeasured in a narrow spectralrange lab test.
  3. 3. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Bristols :Heavy-grade papers withbetter than average qualitycharacteristics. Originallymade in Bristol, England. Caliper:A measure of paperthickness expressed in unitsof a thousandth (1/1000th)of an inch Carbonless PaperCarbonless Paper can makea copy of a documentwithout the use of anyelectronics.
  4. 4. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Coated Papers :Made with a surface coatingfor maximum smoothnessand ink holdout in theprinting process. Coatedpapers are available in arange of finishes from dull tomatte and gloss. Deckle edge:Refers to the feathered edgeon paper produced whenfibers flow against the deckleor edge of the web. Finish :A papers surfacecharacteristics likesmoothness, appearance andgloss.
  5. 5. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Laid Finish :A linear pattern applied by adandy roll while the paper isstill very wet to mimic thelook of hand-made paper. Opacity :A papers ability to preventlight transmission through it.More opaque papers haveless show-through. Postconsumer recycledfiber:Fiber recovered forpapermaking frompostconsumer waste paper.
  6. 6. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Text and CoverPapers:A class of high-quality uncoatedpapers in a widevariety of colors andtextures. Text isusually made with amatching orcoordinating cover. Vellum Finish :Natural or machinefinish, such asantique or eggshell.
  7. 7. Handy Glossary Of Paper Terms Watermark :Historically used toconvey a sense of quality,a slightly moretranslucent designimpressed on paper bythe raised pattern of thedandy roll duringmanufacture. Wove Finish :An uncoated paper with asmooth surface. Writing Paper :Designed for letterheadssuitable for pen and ink,pencil, laser printing,offset printing andcopiers.
  8. 8. Contact Us Today! No Matter What YourPaper Needs Are – WeHave You Covered!
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