A paper manufactured to a neutral PH reading. Used for fine art prints, limited edition printing, permanent records and to protect other materials where contact with paper acidity would be harmful.
The weight in pounds of a ream of paper cut to a given standard size for that grade.
A grade of writing or printing paper generally manufactured for letterheads or forms. Basis size is 17 x 22.
The reflectance or brilliance of the paper when measured under a specialty calibrated blue light.
Paper commonly used to produce multi-part business forms. Chemically transfers images from one sheet to another without carbon paper. The sheets are coated on one or two sides with an emulsion of colorless dyes and oils.
A heavyweight paper also known as Cover. Used as covers of catalogs, brochures, books or business cards.
Paper having a surface coating which produces a smooth finish. Surfaces vary from eggshell to glossy.
Any post-printing process applied to a document.
Paper free of mechanical wood pulp. Also called wood-free.
Paper that has undergone advanced calendaring on a supercalender. Steam and pressure are applied to burnish the paper and improve uniform reflection of light.
A dull, clay-coated paper without the gloss or luster.
The property of paper which minimizes the show-through of printing from the back side or the next page.
Paper consisting of some amount of recovered or recycled cellulose fibers.
Texture of the surface of paper. Also called its finish. Generally determined with a tester which measures time required for a given volume of air to flow between the surfaces of the paper sample and a piece of optically-flat glass under the standard loading conditions.
Papers made to reproduce well in copy machines and laser printers.