Paper is a material used in printing made from fibres, usually derived from wood.

Its properties, such as thickness, colour, texture, and weight, can greatly affect the look and feel of the printed product.

These attributes can also influence the paper's printability, which is the capacity to accept and hold a printed image.

Different types of print jobs may require different paper types, for example, gloss, silk, textured, or uncoated.

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GSM (Grams Per Square Metre)
Paper Grain

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