Selecting the Right Copy Paper

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How do I choose the right copy paper for my copier?

Selecting the Right Copy Paper

There are many choices when it comes to purchasing paper for your printer, abd its important to know what to look for so you can get the best printout for your project. Here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Copy paper should not be expensive, since it is thinner than normal paper and used only to make copies (color copies being the exception).
  • For black and white copies, you should only purchase 20 lb supply. Buy in bulk to reduce your cost per ream.
  • For color copies, 20 lb paper can be a little thin. Look for 22 lb or 24 lb for the best quality print. Thinner paper may warp and create a soggy effect.



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