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What types of paper are available?

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Stock –specifications for paper such as thickness and opacity. 

Cover Stock 
– Thicker, heavier paper for “covers” and projects where a thicker paper is desired. Usually termed 12pt, 14pt, 16pt, etc. 

Text (or Book) Stock – commonly used for pages in brochures, flyers, etc. Usually referred to in terms of 60lb, 80lb, 100lb. 

80lb, 100lb, 14pt, 16pt – Paper is measured in lbs and pts. 80lb is a standard paper weight while 100lb is heavier. Cover stocks begin being measured at 100lb cover and go up to 14pt, 16pt, etc. The higher the lb or pt the heavier the paper.

What types of paper are available?

Stock –specifications for paper such as thickness and opacity. 

Cover Stock 
– Thicker, heavier paper for “covers” and projects where a thicker paper is desired. Usually termed 12pt, 14pt, 16pt, etc. 

Text (or Book) Stock – commonly used for pages in brochures, flyers, etc. Usually referred to in terms of 60lb, 80lb, 100lb. 

80lb, 100lb, 14pt, 16pt – Paper is measured in lbs and pts. 80lb is a standard paper weight while 100lb is heavier. Cover stocks begin being measured at 100lb cover and go up to 14pt, 16pt, etc. The higher the lb or pt the heavier the paper.