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Paper Types and Equivalence

First check here about all Products, Formats, Sizes, and Paper availability on Gelato Globe

The table below compares paper types in Europe and other countries to paper types in US and Canada:

  Paper types
  Equivalent for US/Canada
  Available for (Products)
  90 gsm Matte
  60lb text matte
   Letterheads
  115 gsm Silk
  80lb text silk

   Brochures, Flyers, Posters

  115 gsm Matte 
  80lb text matte

   Brochures, Flyers, Posters

  170 gsm Matte
  100lb text matte

   Brochures, Flyers, Posters

  170 gsm Silk
  100lb text silk

Brochures, Flyers, Invitation and Cards, Posters

  250 gsm Matte
  100lb cover matte

   Brochures

  250 gsm Silk
  100lb cover silk

   Brochures

  350 gsm Silk
  130lb cover silk

Business Cards, Brochures, Flyers, Invitation and CardsPosters

300 gsm Matte
  130lb cover matte

Business Cards, Brochures, Flyers, Invitation and Cards, Brochures, Posters

  350 gsm Glossy
  130lb cover glossy

Business Cards, Flyers, Invitation and Cards

                                      

For Posters & Roll Up, only one side printing is possible. For Business Cards, Flyers, Invitation Cards, and Letterheads, there is possibility of printing on one side as well as two sides of the paper. Both side printing is a norm when printing brochures.

 

Matte: 90 gsm, 170 gsm, 250 gsm, 300 gsm

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This is a brilliant white uncoated paper. The surface is formulated to reflect the ink in a natural style

  • great color contrast on printed documents
  • 100% liquid ink adhesion
  • Non-glare surface for reading and writing

Environmental certification: FSC®, ECF®, Ecolabel

Silk: 115 gsm, 170 gsm, 250 gsm, 350 gsm

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This is a semi-matte coated paper uniquely engineered to achieve razor-sharp imagery. The satin finish gives the paper an elegant quality

  • High brightness
  • Crisp clean blue/white shade
  • Colors that pop

Environmental certification: FSC®, SFI®

Gloss: 170 gsm, 250 gsm, 350 gsm

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Choose the coated paper with lamination for a glossy finish on the front side/outside. The lamination process applies a very thin film on the stock, protecting the print product and giving it a high-quality feel

  • Vibrant shining
  • High-quality appearance
  • Exceptionally smooth surface

Environmental certification: FSC®, SFI®

Berga Mail: 90 gsm

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Berga Mail is a woodfree uncoated envelope paper for all general needs

  • High whiteness
  • Smooth surface
  • Top flaps with seal adhesive (peel and seal)

Environmental certification: FSC®, PEFC, Ecolabel, ISO 14001

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