a general term used to describe printing, writing or cover papers
Paper used for printing, writing, and cultural purposes. Smook defines it as "white, uncoated printing and writing grades which contain no more than 25% mechanical pulp in the furnish" (p. 295). Most furnishes, he says, are wood-free, but he does not indicate whether this only means only mechanical pulp or none at all. It should be noted that terminology is not standardized in the paper industry. Each mill, in a sense, speaks its own dialect. A similar situation is found in hospitals and binderies.
High-quality printing, writing or copier paper produced from chemical pulp and usually containing under 10% mechanical pulp
See woodfree paper
Uncoated writing and printing grade paper; includes offset, bond, duplicating and photocopying papers.
Paper made for writing or printing.
Printing, writing and office papers of the finest quality, produced from a bleached chemical pulp with very little or no mechanical pulp; either coated or uncoated
The general term used to describe paper of superior quality. Particular features of such papers are stability of the surface; good, even transparency (even with watermarks); and good printability.
Paper usually produced from chemical pulp for printing and writing purposes and consisting of coated and uncoated paper.