Paper FAQs

What is matte paper and how is it produced?

Matte paper has a special coating applied during manufacturing. This is different from paper finishes, which are applied after printing. To produce this type of […]

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What is glossy UV coated paper?

Ultraviolet (UV) coated paper is a type of paper that has a glossy liquid compound applied to its surface. This liquid coating is then dried […]

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Why does my scored/folded piece have cracks?

When any job is coated with UV, then scored and also folded, the job begins to crack. While using, the cracks will get bigger and […]

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Why does my business card crack around the edges?

When business cards crack around the edges, it is usually because card might contain high values of ink, as in dark colors. CLOSE UP OF […]

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Do you offer lamination for roll labels?

For a few substrates, we provide sometimes clear gloss overlaminate in 1.0 mil or it can be clear silk overlaminate in 1.0 mil.

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What are specific specs of the Roll Label stocks?

Bright Silver Metallic – 2mil Bright Silver Metallic comes typically  2mil thick. It Offers brilliant opacity and tear strength and these similar to mirror labels […]

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How can I create artwork for the Brown Kraft cards using white ink?

You’ll have an option of adding white ink as overprint. It will act as a base for CMYK and provide a bright and white surface. […]

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What is the material of Brown Kraft cards and is it recycled?

This light brown paper has natural fibers with finely visible fleck. It lends a natural and organic feel and looks to the material. The uncoated […]

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What is “suede” paper ?

Suede refers to the texture of the cards that is soft and supple. It is not the material used. For the card to achieve a […]

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Are suede cards water-resistant?

Yes, these cards are water-resistant. However, the cards are not waterproof. It means cards can stand a small amount of water, but you should not […]

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What is the thickness of the Suede cards?

For the base, we take 16pt stock and then apple 1.5mil laminate to both sides, which make the thickness of 19pt. The laminate used is […]

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How long do layered (multi-loft) paper business cards last?

These cards are designed to last for years. However, being exposed to high temperatures can lead to undesirable results. So, you are advised not to […]

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Can you write on black-edge cards?

Yes. As these cards are made of premium uncoated paper, you can easily write on them. But, you are advised to test the specific application.

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What is the material used in the black edge cards?

The cards are made up of 3 excellent quality stocks. These are adhered together to create a thick, triple layered card that has a colored […]

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Are luster cards waterproof?

The cards are not waterproof. However, these are water-resistant. It means cards a stand a small amount of water but does not submerge the cards […]

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What is the thickness of luster cards that have a gloss lamination?

We print these cards on 16pt card stock. These have a 3mil gloss lamination, and it makes the cards 22pt thick.

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