Retro Sign Moving Announcements
by Park Place Designs®
About Paper Weight
There are two elements that go into determining Paper Weight:
1) The TYPE of paper stock (ex. BOND, TEXT or COVER)
2) The WEIGHT of paper stock (ex. 60 lb, 130 lb, etc.)
Note, just because an item has a higher weight doesn't mean it's thicker.
Example: 100 lb. Text stock is actually lighter than 80 lb. Cover stock.
Examples of use:
Bond stocks are often used for note pads.
Text stocks are often used for note pads, Post-It® notes, light-weight note cards, and medium-weight note cards.
Cover stocks are often used for medium-weight note cards, heavy-weight note cards, holiday cards, business cards and invitations.
Board stocks are similar to cover stocks except they are available in much heavier weights. At 60 pt., board stock is extremely rigid and thick, similar to the cover of a harcover book.
|24 lb.||60 lb.|
|28 lb.||70 lb.|
|65 lb.||8 pt.|
|90 lb.||10 pt.|
|100 lb.||11 pt.|
|heavy||120 lb.||15 pt.|
To compare paper stocks, view the TYPE and the WEIGHT.
You can see the lightest weight stocks fall under the BOND column and the heaviest weight stocks fall under the COVER column.
Further information for paper enthusiasts
So, why isn't 80 lb. Text the same weight as 80 lb. Cover?
While the weight in pounds for most paper types is based on the total weight of 500 sheets, the dimensions of each individual sheet may vary for different TYPES of paper stock.
For example, Text stock is weighed based upon 25" x 38" sheets, while Cover stock is weighed based upon 20" x 26" sheets.
Due to manufacturing differences in paper, not all papers of the same type and weight will feel the same.
Estimate Arrival Date
Send these personalized moving announcements to let friends and family know of your new address. Flat printed in typestyle as shown with your choice of ink color on white stock. Size 7" x 5". Matching blank envelopes included. Printed return address in flat ink to match personalization color selected is available. Optional envelope linings available. Positioning only as shown.
at 11:59 PM CST.
May not be combined with other offers.
going to one delivery location.
The preview shows approximately what your item will look like. Content will be printed exactly as it appears on this layout*. Please carefully review spelling, typestyle, design and/or color choices.
Note: The color on your proof may not exactly match the color of your final printed piece due to differences in monitors
* Minor spacing adjustments may be made at the factory's discretion for best print quality.
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