Copy paper, also known as copier paper, reprographic paper, xerographic paper, or dual-purpose, is paper specially made for use on copy machines or photocopiers. They are moisture-balanced so that they operate on photocopiers without a problem-- copiers, especially high-speed ones, tend to jam with certain types of papers. Copypaper is lightweight and generally thin.
Types of Copy Papers
Kinds of Copy Papers include the following:
Short copy paper usually follows the A4 ISO standard.
The A4 copy paper format is the most widely used around the world; it is the most commonly requested size by American businesses.
It measures 210 x 297 millimeters.
Long copy paper usually follows the A3 ISO standard.
It measures 297 x 420 millimeters, or equivalent to 11.69 x 16.54 inches.
Choosing Copy Papers (Buying tips)
Environment: Look for a copy paper that is made with recycled fibers. Recycle copy paper is indistinguishable from non-recycle ones; it offers the same cost and performance. Smoothness: Look for a copy paper that has a smooth surface (as opposed to textured) to produce crisp and sharper results. Brightness: Choose a bright copy paper; the whiter the paper, the better the contrast and visibility. Brightness rating is between 80 and 100; the higher te rating, the brighter the paper.