A coated paper called C2S is shiny on both sides. A UV coating is an added chemical coating done after ink is put on paper that creates a high gloss finish and makes the magazine more durable. Varnished coating is not as heavy or shiny and is a cheaper alternative to UV.
Newsprint is usually between 35 and 55 GSM and is very lightweight. You can create a very attractive publication with a thick, glossy cover with a newsprint interior. Newsprint is an effective choice if your magazine printing needs include more text than images.
Considered the most cost-effective and time-efficient publication printing process, offset printing is fit for printing on paper, plastic or even the thicker cardboard. This technique is used for printing broadsheets, stationaries, books, and magazines.
Manufacture. Magazine papers are made on paper machines from pulp. The pulp may be recycled, mechanical or chemical depending on the magazine quality. Publishers select the type of paper that not only meets their customers' requirements, but also works well in their machinery.
Newsprint is a low-cost, non-archival paper consisting mainly of wood pulp and most commonly used to print newspapers and other publications and advertising material.
Paper is measured in grams per square metre (GSM). The higher the GSM, the heavier and thicker the paper. There are varying weights of GSM paper, meaning you can find the right one for a number of different applications.
8 3/8” x 10 7/8” is the most economical and common magazine page size. Most press and bindery equipment is designed to produce this size efficiently and with minimum paper waste. Oversize and undersize magazines can be produced but their cost per square inch is almost always higher.
Glossy Paper refers to any coated papers designed to present an ultra-smooth to shiny appearance. Applications include brochures, advertising, flyers, one sheets, photographic printing and other presentation documents.
Matte paper is regular-based paper that's covered with a thin layer of inkjet receiving coating. This coating means that every drop of ink that comes from the inkjet printer is received properly which makes for an exceptional, professional finish.
For decades, glossy paper, the type used in magazines, was made using a white clay called kaolin (named after the Chinese region Kao-Ling where it was mined to produce porcelain). The clay is used to fill the spaces between the fibers in the paper and to coat the paper so that it will have a smooth surface.
glossy magazines. DEFINITIONS1. a magazine printed on shiny paper, containing a lot of bright fashionable pictures but not much serious information.
Magazine paper weight would traditionally be 115-170gsm for the inner pages and 115gsm-200gsm for the outer. Compared to a catalogues and brochures, it is more common for a magazine to have the same paper thickness throughout.
Magazine pages are typically 67gsm to 104 gsm, while the cover is 185gsm to 216gsm. The paper is coated for offset press use. It is important to note that these papers are unsuitable for high-quality inkjet printing, and the coatings are not optimized for inkjet inks.
Premium paper is sometimes referred to as designer paper, fancy paper, or specialty paper. Regardless of what you call these quality papers, PFL is ready to help you decide which paper best suits your personal printing project.
Satin paper is similar to gloss in that has a coating over the paper but it is a lesser level of coating and calendaring which gives it a 'semi-gloss' type of look.
In general, though it's not always the case, professional photographers tend to choose matte over glossy because of the lower likelihood of glare and fingerprinting. While matte tends to play up texture, the image may look bit grainer because of that enhanced texture, however.
A typical magazine size is A4 (210x297mm).
brochure. noun. a small magazine containing details and pictures of goods or services that you can buy.
Most common sizes for printing magazines are 8.5 by 11 and 5.5 by 8.5 inches. Both, portrait and landscape is possible, either for perfect bound magazines or saddle stitched magazines. The digest size which is a little bit smaller with 5.5 by 8.25 inches is also very common.
In addition to pulp, the “furnish” from which book papers are made contains various amounts of sizing, fillers, and dyes. Uncoated book paper comes in four finishes: (1) antique or eggshell, (2) machine finish, MF, (3) English finish, EF, and (4) supercalendered.
100 gsm is our standard white paper stock for colour printing. It is often used for letters, compliment slips, forms and surveys etc. 120 gsm. Better quality thickness. 120 gsm paper is a better quality option offering less transparency.
Hence the difference in quality. The great thing about good-quality 70 or 75gsm paper is that it has been made with superior wood fibre. It ends up as thick or even thicker than standard 80gsm paper, so it runs perfectly! Lighter weight, good quality papers are better for the environment.
Purchase newsprint that is the size of standard printer copy paper (8-1/2-by-11 inches). This will ensure that the newsprint fits in your printer. Newsprint of various sizes is used for sketching and other forms of drawing and can be purchased at most arts and crafts stores.