EDPM – Types of Paper

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Bond Paper
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– thick and durable – uncoated – high quality – used for: letterheads, buisness forms
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Onionskin Paper
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– translucent (partially see through) -thin and light -relatively strong – uses: airmail, with carbon paper for making duplicates, reducing weight when large numbers of records are printed
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Flimsy Paper
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– very thin, low quality paper – much more opaque than onionskin papaer – uses: printing draft quality documents, bible pages
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Carbon Paper
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– is fairly thin – underneath is coated with dark waxy pigment – uses: making duplicates
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Copy Paper
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– white – fairly light – does not curl easily – suitable for use in copiers – used for: copying documents, laser printers, general purpose office use
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No Carbon Required Paper
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– also called (NCR) – used as alternative to carbon paper – multipart paper: bottom of sheets coated with dye, top of sheets coated with clay that reacts to the dye
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Index Paper
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– smooth – stiff – fairly inexpensive – not very thick – uses: post cards, greeting cards, buisness reply cards
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Cover Paper
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– stiff – fairly heavy – used for: presentation covers, greeting cards, buisness cards

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