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Choosing Paper: Coated Vs Uncoated

Choosing Paper: Coated Vs Uncoated

Choosing paper can be daunting as it has a bewildering array of types, weight and finishes to choose from. So which is best suited to your project? Before you delve into the varieties of paper types, there are a few things you should know. All paper types can be divided into two basic broad categories; coated and uncoated. Coated Papers Coating creates paper with great ink holdout, making it the ideal choice for colour reproduction. The paper is coated with an agent to enhance brightness. The

How Paper is Made

How Paper is Made

Ever wondered how paper is made? The basics of the industrialised making of paper have not changed much since the first operational fourdrinier machine was installed at the Frogmore Mill in Hertfordshire back in 1803. What has changed is the automation around papermaking, the innovative software to drive faster and larger machines, the add-ons which improve efficiency and the quality control that enables the machines to keep running, decrease downtime and reduce financial cost. The

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