Graphics: Paper and board

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What are the properties of cartridge paper?
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-completely opaque -accepts most drawing media
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What are the properties of tracing paper?
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-allows tracing through on to another sheet in order to develop design ideas.
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What are the properties of folding boxboard?
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-excellent for scoring, bending and creasing without splitting. -excellent printing surface.
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What are the properties of corrugated board?
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-excellent impact resistance -excellent strength for weight -recyclable
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What are the properties of solid whiteboard?
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-very strong and rigid -excellent printing surface
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What are the properties of foil-lined board?
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– very strong visual impact -foil provides excellent barrier against moisture.
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Describe cartridge paper.
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-creamy white paper -smooth surface with slight texture
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Describe tracing paper.
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-thin, transparent paper with a smooth surface -pale grey in appearance.
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Describe folding boxboard.
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usually consists of bleached virgin pulp top surface, unbleached pulp middle layers and a bleached pulp inside layer.
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Describe corrugated board.
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constructed from a fluted paper layer sandwiched between two paper liners.
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Describe solid white board.
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made entirely from pure, bleached wood pulp
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Describe foil lined board.
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board with a laminated foil coating.
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Advantages of cartridge paper.
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-completely opaque -accepts most drawing media
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Advantages of tracing paper.
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-Allows tracing through on to another sheet in order to develop design ideas.
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Advantages of folding boxboard.
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-excellent at scoring, bending and creasing without splitting. -excellent printing surface. -relatively inexpensive.
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Advantages of corrugated board.
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-excellent strength for weight. -recycleable. -relatively inexpensive -excellent impact resistance
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Advantages of solid white board.
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-Very strong and rigid -excellent printing surface
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Advantages of foil-lined board.
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-very strong -visual impact -foil provides excellent barrier barrier against moisture.
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Disadvantages of cartridge paper.
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-More expensive than copier paper.
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Disadvantages of tracing paper.
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-heavier weight can be quite expensive
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Disadvantages of folding boxboard.
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-quite weak
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Disadvantages of corrugated board.
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-not very water resistant -bends really easily in one direction
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Disadvantages of solid white board.
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-expensive
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Disadvantages of foil-lined board.
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-expensive
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Uses of cartridge paper.
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-good general purpose drawing paper. -heavier weights can be used with paints.
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Uses of tracing paper
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-same as layout paper -heavier weight preferred by draughtspeople.
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Uses of folding boxboard
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-most food packaging and all general carton applications.
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Uses of corrugated board.
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-protective packaging for fragile; the most commonly used box-making material.
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Uses solid white board.
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-packaging for frozen foods, ice-cream, pharmaceutical and cosmetics.
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Uses of foil-lined board.
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-cosmetic cartons, pre-packed food packages.
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What are the properties of Copier paper.
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-Lightweight -Smooth -inexpensive
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Describe copier paper.
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Bright white or coloured
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Uses of copier paper.
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-inkjet printing -photocopying -drawing -colouring book
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Advantages of copier paper.
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-inexpensive -good printing surface
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Disadvantages of copier paper.
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-not strong -not good quality -thin
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What are the properties of grid paper?
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-Printed with feint grid pattern
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Describe grid paper?
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-can have isometric or squares.
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Uses of grid paper.
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-maths book -isometric drawing -drawing graphs
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Disadvantages of grid paper.
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-thin -lines can be too dark
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Advantages of grid paper.
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-inexpensive –
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What are the properties of Mounting board?
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-Very thick -High quality -Layer applied to one surface -Very expensive
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Describe Mounting board.
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-Smooth or textured colour
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Uses of Mounting board.
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Disadvantages of Mounting board.
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Advantages of Mounting board.
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What is lamination?
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Describe how a packaging lamination, such as a Tetra Pak carton, keeps the liquid inside fresh
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What are the properties of Layout Paper?
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Describe layout paper.
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Uses of layout paper.
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disadvantages of layout paper.
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advantages of layout paper.
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