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Thin Print Paper

Thin Print paper is used for printing books and leaflets which require lightweight, thin material that can hold out ink well to display properly what has been printed. But, can also be bound or folded in the minimum space. Typical applications include Bibles and...

2 Side Coated Paper

2 Side Coated Paper, or simply, Coated Paper, is one of the most generic and wide-ranging sectors of paper – basically it is paper which has a clay-coating on both sides, to enable high quality printing with optimal hold out of the ink and varnish which is applied....

Pharmaceutical Paper

Pharmaceutical Paper is used for leaflets which are inserted into cartons containing medication tablets. This paper is lightweight, often from 35-60gsm in both sheets and reels and has one or two colours printed on the leaflet. The opacity and shade of the paper are...

Durable Printing Substrates

Durable Printing Substrates are used for demanding conditions and applications where strength, resistance to wear and long-term retention of printed information is important. These materials often contain wet strength chemicals to maintain their structural integrity...

Label Paper

Label Paper is used on retail items such as FMCG products. Labels are usually printed on one-side clay-coated paper, although uncoated or metallised qualities can also be used for marketing reasons. Primarily used in weights from 60-100gsm in coated substrates, paper...

Packaging Papers

Packaging paper is a very broad encompassing description as it can include any paper that is used to carry or wrap something. They are generally bleached or unbleached, and are usually uncoated. The papers are produced using longer kraft fibres, for the additional...

Siliconising Base Papers

Siliconising base papers are papers that are used to carry a silicon coating, on either one or both sides, to provide release properties. There are many different markets that require release properties e.g. self-adhesive labels, baking papers, carbon...

Grease Resistant Papers

Grease resistant papers are papers that provide a barrier to grease either through the mechanical refining of the pulp during the manufacturing process (a true greaseproof) or have a chemical treatment either on the surface only, or a combination of surface and fibre...

Security Papers

Security papers vary in their detail and security features. They can be a simple UV Dull paper used for automated clearing systems where a non-fluorescing paper is critical, to highly secure papers used for passports or currency. There are many different features that...

High Speed Inkjet Papers

High speed inkjet papers are papers that have been specifically developed to run on the latest high speed inkjet web presses which use water based dye or pigmented inks. These include presses from Cannon, HP, Kodak and Ricoh amongst others. The papers are generally...