1.1 Paper and Board

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  • Paper and Board
    • Paper
      • Cartridge Paper
        • Smooth, good quality surface
        • More expensive than copier paper
        • Opaque
        • General purpose drawing paper
          • Design drawings
          • Sketching
      • Tracing Paper
        • Thin and transparent
        • Allows tracing onto another sheet to develop design ideas
        • Can be quite expensive
        • Outline sketches and developments
    • Board
      • Folding Boxboard
        • Top and inside surface bleached pulp, middle layers unbleached
        • Food packaging and cartons
        • Scores and bends without splitting
        • Excellent print surface
        • Inexpensive
      • Corrugated Board
        • Sandwich of fluted paper between paper liners
        • Protective packaging
        • Good strength to weight
        • High impact strength
        • Easy to recycle
        • Inexpensive
      • Solid White Board
        • Bleached pulp
        • Food or cosmetic packaging
        • Strong and rigid
        • Excellent printing surface
        • Expensive
      • Foil-lined Board
        • Laminated foil coating
        • Drink cartons and cosmetic packaging
        • Waterproof
        • Strong aesthetic
        • Expensive
    • Packaging Laminate
      • Tetra Pak
        • Paperboard
          • Strong
          • Smooth printing surface
        • Polyethylene
          • Protects against moisture
          • Adhesive for other materials
        • Aluminium foil
          • Protects against oxygen and light
        • Food packaging
        • Reduces waste and transport impact
        • Lightweight
        • Difficult to recycle

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