Trivia: The difference between white cardboard and coated paper

For ordinary consumers, the concept of all kinds of paper will surely make them confused, what white card paper, coated paper, seems to be the same thing, but in fact the difference is very big.Today, summed up a few white card paper and coated paper for you to understand the difference.

Difference one: hardness is different

This is one of the most intuitive differences between white cardstock and coated paper, because white cardstock generally has certain stiffness requirements, so relative to coated paper, the hardness of white paper card is higher;


Difference two: the thickness is different

The thickness of white card paper is generally between 0.27mm and 0.55mm, and the thickness of coated paper is generally only 0.06mm to 0.465. In general, white card paper will appear thicker, but some specifications of coated paper will be thicker than white card paper;


Difference three: different uses

White card paper is mainly used to make business cards, all kinds of certificates, invitations, calendars, postcards and other items. The biggest feature of these things is that they require strong wear resistance and are not easy to damage.



And coated paper is mainly used for printing magazine color inserts, a variety of exquisite advertising, commodity packaging and so on.

Difference four: manufacturing process is different

White cardstock is a single or multilayer paper made entirely of bleached chemical manufacturing pulp and fully sizing;

Coated paper is a kind of coating processing paper

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