Paper types

Because not every document needs the same finishing, we offer different kinds op paper types. Due to this your order will have the exact appearance you want it to have. In order to ensure that orders will stay in good shape, all prints are waterproof.

80 grams paper (ecological)

The most environmentally friendly paper with a lower eco footprint than FSC, EU or recycled paper. PaperWise is made from agricultural waste and with 100% green energy, has a high whiteness and dense surface. The quality is also excellent and at least as good as standard office paper. Printenbind consciously chooses to only use this Paperwise paper type as standard 80 grams paper for the lowest possible environmental impact.

Properties: Paperwise 80 grams, resistant to aging, print is waterproof, whiteness class 165cie, Chlorine free, 98um thick, 91% opacity, ISO 9001, ISO 9706 and ISO 14001 certified

100 grams paper (firm)

Documents printed on 100 grams paper have a more luxurious appearance and feel smoother. This paper is therefore ideally suited for theses or dissertations that need to be assessed. The paper is more durable and sturdier than 80 grams paper. Colors look better because the paper is matted, making it smoother.

Properties: Xerox Color Impressions 100 grams, coated paper, resistant to aging, print is waterproof, whiteness class 165cie, 110um thick, 94% opacity

100 grams paper is more durable and sturdy than 80 grams paper.
Colors stand out better.

160 grams paper (extra firm)

160 grams paper is widely used for printing cover pages, flyers or portfolios. This paper looks nice and feels nice. A flyer printed on 160 gms paper will not be thrown away by anyone. Portfolios get more body if they are printed on 160 grams paper. The paper is matte because the paper is ironed. This ensures that the paper is very smooth. 160 gms paper does not suffer from transparency.

Properties: Xerox Colotech + 160 grams, coated paper, aging resistant, waterproof print, whiteness class 164cie, 166um thick, 96% opacity

300 grams paper (very firm)

A luxurious and very sturdy material is 300 grams paper. Certificates, (post) cards and cover sheets are printed on this paper. It is sturdy, so ideal for single-page documents. The paper is matte, because the paper is ironed the paper has a slight shine (but is absolutely not glossy).

Properties: Xerox Colotech + 300 grams, coated paper, resistant to aging, print is waterproof, whiteness class 164cie, 255um thick, 99% opacity

Card / cover 350 grams paper

This type of paper is perfectly suitable for cards (business card, postcard, birth card, greeting card etc.) and covers. The paper feels firmer than our standard 300-grams paper and is coated on both sides. It is so smooth that it has a satin gloss, but it is not glossy.

Properties: Chromomat 350 grams, mc paper (machine coated), print is water resistant, whiteness class 150cie, 371um thick, 100% opacity, FSC Mix credit


Classic paper (Warm white 270 grams)

Warm (off-white) white paper with the structure slightly visible through the print. The surface is not very rough, but absolutely not smooth either, it feels a bit soft. Color prints and texts come out well, but due to the broken structure prints are less sharp than on smooth papertypes. There is a minimal variance in structure between the front and back, but the color tone is the same on both sides and comparable to Old Dutch. Excellent writable papertype.

Properties: Mohawk Superfine Eggshell 270 grams, eggshell embossed, print is waterproof, 348um thick, 98% opacity, FSC Mix certified C018501, woodfree ECF

Old Dutch (warm white 300 grams)

Warm (off-white) white paper with a clear line structure, this is also visible through the print. Surface also feels very rough but soft due to the structure. The color tone is the same on both sides and comparable to Classic. Excellent writable papertype. Note: The direction of the line structure can vary per order.

Properties: Conqueror Laid snow white 300 g, fixed, print is waterproof, 430um thick, 100% opacity, FSC Mix certified C018501, woodfree ECF

paper with LINEN structure (white 250 GRAMS)

Linen structure (type of grid pattern) that is visible and has a lot of influence on the print. But this is precisely what gives the document its own unique appearance and shows the power of the paper. Texts are still sharp and easy to read, photos / images are slightly more broken by the structure. The whiteness is slightly off-white, but whiter than Classic or Old Dutch papertypes. Surface and color are the same on both sides.

Characteristics: Rives Design 250 grams, 2-sided fine veined pressing, print is waterproof, 0um thick, 100% opacity, FSC Mix certified C018501, woodfree ECF


Special type of paper with a light metallic effect (unique!). Has little structure and an ironed surface. The 'sparkling' effect does not prevail and is only visible in a certain angle. The color tone is warmer than in Classic & Old Dutch, front and back are the same in terms of surface and color. Excellent writable papertype.

Characteristics: Curious Metallics 300 grams, subtle speckled effect, print is waterproof, 360um thick, 98% opacity, FSC Mix certified C018501, woodfree ECF


Unique type of paper with a crystal white pearly effect and shines from all viewing angles. The effect is strongly present and therefore we only recommend this with the correct application (eg invitation to a gala party). The surface is slightly rough and the structure of paper is very slightly visible (but not disturbing). Surface and color (crystal clear white) are the same on both sides. Excellent writable papertype.

Characteristics: Curious Metallics 300 grams, silver-white mother-of-pearl effect, print is water-resistant, 414um thick, 98% opacity, FSC Mix certified C018501, wood-free ECF


This ecological paper (almost cardboard) is made from agricultural waste and therefore has a very low 'footprint'. You can slightly feel the fibers of the papertype and due to the production method the surface is not homogeneously constructed. This is not disturbing and gives it a contemporary character. The color is beige and both sides are the same, but the shade does have an effect on the color & readability (we do not print white as the backgroundcolor). Due to its robustness and structure, this material can also be assessed as cardboard. Excellent writable papertype. Note: It is possible that surface effects are visible through the print.

Characteristics: PaperWise 295 grams, uncoated paper, natural brown color, 439um thick, 100% opacity, not bleached compostable, woodfree ECF

Kraft paper (brown 285 grams)

Recycled paper (almost cardboard) of which, just like with Eco fiber paper, the surface is not homogeneous. Surface can be called smooth and due to its brown color not very suitable for photo / color prints. Black texts and small color elements are perfectly readable, but the brown color also has an influence on the print (we do not print white as the background color). Due to its robustness and structure, this material can also be assessed as cardboard. Excellent writable paper. Note: It is possible that surface effects are visible through the print. Due to the natural composition, the color of different batches may vary. The color hue of the front and back are always slightly different from each other.

NEVERTEAR (115/270 UM)

Nevertear (white polyester) is tear, water and weather resistant, making plasticizing unnecessary. It is a specially developed PVC material that is ideally suited for menu cards and other printables that have to take a beating. The prints look excellent. Nevertear is a beautiful white material with a slight shine, but rather matte than glossy. Resistant to intensive use, rain, sweat, all-purpose cleaner, lubricating oil, etc.

Properties: Xerox Nevertear premium, clear white polyester, complies with safety standard EN 71-3 (1995), contains no chlorine, CFCs or other halogens, 99% opacity.

Poster paper (190 grams)

This extra firm and durable satin photo paper is especially made for posters. The surface is smooth and has a light shine (rather matt than glossy)

Properties: Canon satin fotopaper 190 grams, 170um thick, light shiny.


Stickers are printed on Poly-Master-Vinyl (PMV) and are resistant for outdoor use up to 1 to 2 years. The sticker paper is matte with a good color rendering. Due to the sturdy ultra-strong plastic material, the stickers are weather and (sea) water resistant, dirt-resistant (including oil), non-tearable and resistant to low and high temperatures. This makes the stickers very suitable for intensive use for indoors (such as warehouses) and outdoors. The PMV stickers have a BS5609 approval, which means that the adhesive strength of the sticker is so high that it can withstand two months of seawater!

Properties: Raflatac Polylaser matt white, 58um thick / 75 grams, 88% opacity, BS5609 approved.

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