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The uses and differences between coated paper and coated cards in printing paper

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The uses and differences between coated paper and coated cards in printing paper

Coated paper and copperplate cards are often used in China book printing, so what is the difference between coated paper and copperplate cards? Generally speaking, coated paper is lighter and thinner than copper cardboard. The quality of copper cardboard is better. In terms of usage, the two are also different. Here are some simple statements brought by one of the professional book printers in China.

Coated paper is also called coated printing paper. It is a high-quality printing paper made of base paper coated with white paint. Mainly used for printing the covers and illustrations of high-end books and periodicals, color pictures, various exquisite product advertisements, samples, product packaging, trademarks, etc.

The characteristics of coated paper are that the surface of the paper is very smooth and smooth, with high smoothness and good gloss. Because the whiteness of the paint used is more than 90%, and the particles are extremely fine, and it is calendered by a super calender, the smoothness of the coated paper is generally 600~1000s. At the same time, the paint is evenly distributed on the paper surface and shows a pleasing white color. The requirement for coated paper is that the coating is thin and uniform, without bubbles, and the amount of adhesive in the coating is appropriate to prevent the paper from powdering and linting during the printing process. In addition, the absorption of the coated paper to xylene should be appropriate.


The following is the detailed difference between copperplate paper and copperplate card:

1. Characteristics of coated paper

1). Forming method: one-time forming

2). Material: high-quality raw materials

3). Thickness: general

4). Paper surface: delicate

5). Dimensional stability: good

6). Strength: 

a. Stiffness: average

b. Internal combination: good

7). Main purpose: picture album, packaging dried noodles

2. The characteristics of copperplate cards

1). Molding method: one molding and multiple moldings are combined together, generally three layers

2). Material: cheap fiber can be used in the middle

3). Thickness: thicker

4). Paper surface: slightly rough

5). Dimensional stability: slightly worse

6). Strength:

a. Stiffness: high

b. Internal combination: easy to layer

7). Main purpose: packaging box, manual cover

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