the Perfect Paper and Binding to Complement
In digital printing, paper has a significant
impact on finished image quality. It’s
important to explain the quality expectations
you have for the your finished document
and how it will be used. Customer
Service Representatives can recommend appropriate
papers for your consideration. The Copy
Centers stock many papers and can order
white paper comes in many different shades
and finishes. Your choice of paper affects
how your document looks, feels,
finishes range from very smooth to heavily
textured. The smoother the surface
of the paper, the more color digital printing
seems to “pop” off the page.
the light-reflecting property of paper.
It affects the legibility and contrast
the quality that minimizes the "show-through"
of printing from the other side of the
sheet or from an adjacent sheet. Opacity
desn't always relate directly to thickness
or weight—a thinner paper may be
more opaque than a thicker one if opacifying
thickeners have been used.
an indicator of the thickness of each individual
sheet of paper. The weight can have an
affect on the amount of show-through from
other printing, on the feel and
durability of your document, and on postage
the direction that fibers aligned during
manufacturing. When paper is
folded against the grain, it will
split and crack over the fold.
Still have questions? Don't worry, our Customer
Service Representatives have the answers!
and stapling—a staple
placed in the
upper left corner is quick
coil binding—lies flat,
comb binding—lies flat when
new pages can be inserted
that are both functional
thicker books together, gives the
of a flat spine, can be foil stamped