Home cover & card stock paperworks carries the most complete selection of cover and card stock for every application cover and card stock is a heavier weight paper that is ideal for invitations, business card, menus, direct mail, greeting cads, table tents and marketing brochures. A higher weight, thicker paper will stand up to a beating better than a lower weight or thinner paper cover and text stock when you're talking about weight and thickness of paper, you can understand the difference with the terms cover and text stock. The team here at the print group can provide advice on the best paper stock to use for your print job we can provide samples of different stocks and weights to see what would work best - but in the meantime thought we would share some insiders information about paper weight, gsm, and what it all really means. The term card stock is used to describe paper with weights from 50 lb to 110 lb (about 135 to 300 g/m 2) alternatively, grammage can be expressed in terms of the weight per number of sheets, pound weight - the weight of 500 sheets of 20 by 26 in (508 by 660 mm) paper. M-weight calculator measure m-weight (the weight of 1,000 sheets of paper) by providing the sheet size, basis weight, and basic size of the paper when filling in these fields, use decimal fractions where necessary and give lengths in inches and weight in pounds.
Bond paper (16, 20, 24, 28, 32, and 36 pounds): also known as writing paper, this is the type of paper weight for printer paper and copier paper in addition to everyday printing, it's most commonly used for letterhead and stationery. Heavier text weight stock will help ensure you can't read through the stock (you know you read side a but can also slightly see side b on the back at the same time) lighter weight text stock will fold and crease better. Every papercom paper shows the caliper for that particular paper basis weight the basis weight of a paper is the weight of 500 sheets, measured in pounds, in that paper's basic sheet size.
Cover weight cardstock is much thicker than text weight cover weight is similar to what a file folder is constructed of, while the text weight is more akin to high quality printer paper we use the cover weight to construct our pocket invitations, folded cards, and invitations, while the text weight is used for envelopes, liners, and belly bands. The paper is thin and so effective for lots of pages which are low cost and don't need to last long 90 gsm is a typical paper for inner magazine pages 130-170 gsm is a standard weight for a good quality poster you would expect to last for a while. The basis weight refers to the weight in pounds of 500 sheets of paper when it has been cut to that paper's standard basic size for example the basic size for bond paper is 17 x 22 inches if 500 sheets (a ream) of bond is cut to its basic size of 17 x 22 inches and weighs 20 pounds, it is classified as 20 lb bond.
Coated paper stock has a surface sealant and often contains clay coating papers reduce dot gain by restricting ink from absorbing into the surface of the paper this sealant allows for crisper printing, particularly for full colour graphics, photos, gradients and fine detailed images. A heavy paper with silky finish this stock was chosen for its great print quality and luxurious, thick feel for: business cards and minicards 16pt premium paper. Usually the greater the caliper (or the thicker the paper), the greater the paper weight, but this depends on the density and finish of the paper point card stock thickness can sometimes be expresses in points, as in a 12pt stock. As an example, the paper weight of bond paper is determined by the weight of a stack of 500 basis size bond sheets - which are 17 x 22 on the other hand, the basis size of uncut text paper is 25 x 38.
Understanding paper weight to heavier/thicker print media for example, a sheet of 100lb text paper is actually much thinner than an 80lb cover stock. Weights vary from 30lb bible stock (very thin - mostly utilized for bibles) to a maximum around 115lbs this classification is the most common for posters, catalogues, booklets and publication magazines. 40% off martha stewart halloween party supplies beads & jewelry back. I love love this paper because it's heavy weight and cuts like butter on my sizzix eclips cutting machine card stock paper is so great for years until i. The basis weight is the weight in pounds of a ream (500 sheets) of paper in the basis size even if we compared exactly equivalent index and card stocks (in terms of thickness, grams per square meter, etc), the index stock would have a much higher basis weight than the card stock, simply because larger sheets of paper are used to figure the.
The term paper weight is seen frequently in the printing business and is used to describe the thickness, or caliper, of paper stock at printninja, we offer a wide variety of quality paper stocks to ensure your project comes out just like you imagined. Normal paper manufacturing tolerance within a paper production run is + or - 5% to 7% caliper paper weights table points millimeters. Paper weight conversion charts border paper & paper stock articles in an effort to help eliminate the paper weight confusion problem, we have compiled the comprehensive table listed below. Equivalent weights & grammage conversion chart these tables provide weight in pounds for a ream of paper of a given type and basis weight, as well as its metric equivalent paper types are listed across the top of each table and the relevant basis weightsare indicated in bold.
Cardstock paper - 1000's of choices exploring cardstock/cover weight papers card stock paper is the sturdier line of papers we stock ranging from a lightweight 65. Corresponding with each weight, refers to the thickness and sturdiness of the paper, not the actual weight of the sheet this is why, sometimes, the same weight paper may be referred to as two. Printer friendly and versatile, medium weight card stock is perfect for layering, folding cards, and paper crafts of all sorts heavy card 217gsm to 284gsm the heavy weight category consists of card stocks ranging from 217-284 gsm.
Hamilco white cardstock thick paper - 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 blank folded cards with envelopes - greeting invitations stationary - heavy weight 80 lb card stock for printer - 100 pack. Bases are traditionally cardstock weight papers overlays can be vellum, text weight paper, or a different colored cardstock common cutting sizes. How to choose weight of paper 65 lb cover stock southworth makes it easy to coordinate your company's stationery with business cards,.