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Our Standard Papers

All our paper is sourced from responsibly managed and sustainable resources.

Stationery paper (also called bond paper)

  • An uncoated paper - available in 80gsm, 90gsm and 100gsm
  • Appropriate for copier, inkjet and laser printers
  • Ideal for printing, writing or rubber stamps.
  • Use for letterheads, forms and office stationery.

Matt finish paper (also called silk or satin coated art paper)

  • A coated paper - available in a variety of weights between 115gsm to 400gsm.
  • Matt surface on both sides.
  • Partly refined with dispersion varnish so it's not suitable for writing or rubber stamps.
  • Use for all printing - flyers, leaflets, business cards, posters, brochures etc.

Gloss finish paper (also called gloss coated art paper)

  • A coated paper - available in a variety of weights between 115gsm to 400gsm.
  • Glossy surface on both sides.
  • Partly refined with dispersion varnish so it's not suitable for writing or rubber stamps.
  • Use for all printing - flyers, leaflets, business cards, posters, brochures etc.
  • NOTE: due to the way glossy paper is produced it has a slightly thinner 'feel' than matt finish paper of the same weight.

Business card board

  • Available in 350gsm and 400gsm.
  • Either coated art board (glossy or matt) or uncoated board that's suitable for writing or rubber stamps.
  • Great stiffness.
  • Also suitable for postcards, greetings cards and model cards.

Postcard board

  • Available in 280gsm and 350gsm.
  • Front side matt coated, not suitable for writing or rubber stamps.
  • Back uncoated, suitable for writing and rubber stamps.
  • Great stiffness.
  • Also suitable for loyalty cards, greetings cards and model cards.

Fluorescent paper (dayglo)

  • Available in 80gsm.
  • Front in colours yellow, green or red, reverse white (not printable).
  • Only really suitable for printing in dark colours because of the coloured surface.
  • Coated on one side, colourful, light-resistant.
  • Suitable for posters.

Poster paper (outdoor, water-resistant)

  • Available in 115gsm.
  • Matt-coated on one side, wood-free white.
  • Blue reverse side to prevent show-through when glued on surfaces (not printable).
  • Suitable for posters for inside or outside.

We also offer a range of self-adhesive paper and polyethylene stickers and some recycled and textured papers - please email for more information.

 

Paper Sizes

Print4biz Paper Size Chart

 

Most people are familiar with the A series which includes A4 the usual letterhead size.

There is also a B series which provides larger sizes.

The C series is for envelopes - A C4 envelope being ideal for holding an A4 sheet.

All dimensions in millimeters
A Sizes B Sizes C Sizes
A0
841 x 1189
B0
1000 x 1414
C0
917 x 1297
A1
594 x 841
B1
707 x 1000
C1
648 x 917
A2
420 x 594
B2
500 x 707
C2
458 x 648
A3
297 x 420
B3
353 x 500
C3
324 x 458
A4
210 x 297
B4
250 x 353
C4
229 x 324
A5
148 x 210
B5
176 x 250
C5
162 x 229
A6
105 x 148
B6
125 x 176
C6
114 x 162
A7
74 x 105
B7
88 x 125
C7
81 x 114
A8
52 x 74
B8
62 x 88
C8
57 x 81
A9
37 x 52
B9
44 x 62
C9
40 x 57
A10
26 x 37
B10
31 x 44
C10
28 x 40

Printers also use different paper sizes - RA and SRA - to allow enough room for grip, trim and bleed. The sheets are then trimmed down to their finished size after printing.

RA  Sizes

SRA Sizes

RA0 860 x 1220 SRA0 900 x 1280
RA1 610 x 860 SRA1 640 x 900
RA2 430 x 610 SRA2 450 x 640
RA3 305 x 430 SRA3 320 x 450
RA4 215 x 305 SRA4 225 x 320

 

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