04 Nov Paper Types
The preferred paper type is selected according to your printing needs. Papers are defined by looking at criteria such as their raw materials, the additives they contain and the processes applied to their surfaces. To define paper, we use the weight per unit area, that is, paper weight is used.
- 1.Pulp Paper: It is preferred for works such as letterheads, books and brochures. The amount of cellulose used in the mixture is higher than the amount of wood.
- 2. Pulp Paper: It is preferred in printing books and similar works. In these papers, whose color is not completely white, the amount of cellulose and wood are almost the same.
- 3. Pulp Paper: The amount of wood used in its composition is higher than the amount of cellulose. These papers are known as straw papers and are not preferred because they do not provide high quality printing.
- Coated paper: Coated paper, which comes in two types: matte and glossy, is generally preferred for works such as brochure printing. Coated papers with a completely white surface give the best results when printing colored images.
- Bristol (American Bristol): One surface is processed, bright and completely white; It is a quality cardboard whose other surface is matte and rough. The matte surface of Bristol paper, which is generally used in books, notebooks and brochures, is not suitable for printing.
- Tracing: Produced entirely from bleached cellulose, the tracing paper has the appearance of transparent frosted glass. It is used in invitations where a difference is desired.
- Autocopy Paper: Autocopy paper, which is preferred for works such as invoices, delivery notes and order slips, is very suitable for such works because it is carbon-containing.
- Kraft: Obtained from recycled papers: Kraft paper, which is thick, rough and cellulose colored, is generally preferred for invitations, brochures and packaging.
- Chrome Cardboard: One surface is smoothed and whitened, the other surface is matte. This type of paper is generally used in the packaging industry.
- Onionskin: It is generally used in the packaging industry to protect fragile objects. It is an extremely light, thin, transparent paper.