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A slight surface texture of some writing surfaces.
National Association of State Textbook Administrators, an organization that establishes specifications for all material used to manufacture elementary and high school textbooks.
Paper with a pH of 7.0.
See alkaline sizing.
A generic term used to describe paper of the type used to print newspapers, usually of very high groundwood content.
Paperboards used as the fluted component in the manufacturing of multi-ply combined board or wrapping.
The point of contact between two rolls, as in a calendering operation.
No less than - relating to quantity information for trade tolerances.
No more than - relating to quantity information for trade tolerances.
The basis weight used when ordering paper. In manufacturing the basis weight used as a target, allowing for normal manufacturing tolerances, usually of plus or minus 5%. The weight stated as the basis or substance weight of paper; accepted trade tolerance, necessary because of variables in manufacturing paper, is plus (+) or minus (-) 5% of nominal weight.
Those oils used in inks that do not form dry, hard films as the result of oxidation /polymerization.
A core, usually of fiber, which is normally used only once.
Cloth-like material made from long natural and synthetic fibers formed from a slurry on a wire screen or by laying on a fine mesh screen from an air suspension.
Term used to identify narrow width rolls usually under 17 inches.