Coated fine paper

Coated fine paper

Coated fine paper or woodfree coated paper (WFC) are mainly produced for offset printing[1].

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Standard coated fine papers

This paper quality is normally used for advertising materials, books, annual reports and high quality catalogs. Grammage ranges from 90–170 g/m2 and ISO brightness between 80–96%. The fibre furnish consists of more than 90% chemical pulp. Total pigment content are in the range 30–45%, where calcium carbonate and clay are the most common.

Low coat weight papers

These paper grades have lower coat weights than the standard WFC (3–14 g/m2/side) and the grammage and pigment content are also generally lower, 55–135 g/m2 and 20–35% respectively.

Art papers

Art papers are one of the highest quality printing papers and are used for illustrated books, calendars and brochures. The grammage varies from 100 to 230 g/m2. These papergrades are triple coated with 20 - > 40 g/m2/side and have matte or glossy finish. Higher qualities often contain cotton.

See also

References

  1. ^ Paulapuro, Hannu (2000) "1" Paper and Board grades Papermaking Science and Technology 18 Finland: Fapet Oy pp. 38–39 ISBN 952-5216-18-7 

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