Within each grade there are other distinctions, based on brightness, opacity, and
fiber content. For instance, there are matte, premium, and ultra gloss finishes
to coated paper. In uncoated book, there is #1 Offset, #3 Offset, Opaque, and Lightweights.
Text papers are distinguished by finishes like smooth/vellum, felt/embossed, laid,
BOND -- usually reserved for letterheads, business forms, and quick printing.
OFFSET OR UNCOATED BOOK -- probably the most common sheet for offset printing
offering a smooth, uncoated texture.
COATED BOOK -- A glossy sheet that yields vivid colors and excellent image
TEXT -- A high-quality sheet with a variety of textures. It gives soft, gentle
colors and a look of class.
COVER -- used for book covers, postcards, business cards.