Paper Products

Text Paper: A paper of fine quality and texture for printing. Text papers are manufactured in white and colors, from bleached chemical wood pulp or cotton fiber content furnishes with a decked or plain edge, and are sometimes watermarked. They are made in a wide variety of finishes, including antique, vellum, smooth, felt marked, and patterned surfaces-some with laid formations. Designed for advertising printing, the principal use of text papers is for booklets, brochures, fine books, paper bags, announcements, annual reports, menus, folders, etc.

Thin Papers: Includes carbonizing, cigarette, bible and similar papers.

Tissue: A general term indicating a class of papers of characteristic gauzy texture, in some cases fairly transparent. Includes sanitary tissues, wrapping tissue, waxing tissue stock, twisting tissue stock, fruit and vegetable wrapping tissue stock, pattern tissue stock, sales-book tissue stock, and creped wadding. Tissue papers are made on any type of paper machine, from any type of pulp including reclaimed paper stock. They may be glazed, unglazed, or creped, and are used for a variety of purposes. Examples are primarily sanitary grades such as toilet, facial, napkin, toweling, wipes, and special sanitary papers. There are also waxing, wrapping, and miscellaneous non-sanitary grades.

Triple-Wall: Four flat facings of liner board, one glued to each side of three corrugated mediums.

Ultra-Lightweight Medium: Corrugating medium that has a basis weight less than 23 pounds per thousand square feet.

Wallboard: (1) A type of fiberboard composed of a number of layers of chip, binders, or pulp board, molded or pasted together and generally sized, either throughout or on the surface. It may also be non laminated and homogeneous in nature. Wallboard is generally 3/16 to ¼ of an inch in thickness.

(2) A general term used to indicate a composition material used in the construction of partitions, side walls, and ceilings in interior construction; it is made generally of waste papers, wood pulp, or wood or other materials.

Wet Machine Board: A very thick paperboard, used for bookbinders, shoe board, automotive board, chair seat backing, coaster board, and the like.

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