100lb Card Stock
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What is the best white 110lb inkjet invitation paper?
I have a small invitation design business and I regularly print my designs on 110 lb Mohawk color copy smooth white card stock using my HP LaserJet DP1525nw color printer. The prints are beautiful and I've had nothing but compliments from my customers. I'm now branching out into photo cards (especially for the holidays) and I purchased a Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II to print these cards, as my laser printer doesn't do a great job with photos. The 110lb mohawk paper I've been using doesn't work well with the Canon printer- it prints very faded and dull. I'm looking for a white thick matte card stock (or just heavyweight paper) that will work well with my inkjet photo printer - any advice? Specifically, I'm looking for 8.5x11" (to print two invites per page) or larger if need be. I also need to be able to purchase a fairly large quantity at a time- (at least a case or two). I'd appreciate any help you can offer. Thanks!
- by Lisa A.
I would have to say the best option for a 100lb matte finish inkjet paper would be our LCI Radiant White card stock paper. I have personally printed on the 100lb cover stock in the past using a Canon i9900 with great success. As you know the Canon printers have a gravity feed tray for a straight through, down and out printing path. This helps alot when it comes to heavier stocks that normally struggle through printers that feed from a bottom tray. That said, we also know that different inkjet printers print card stocks differently, therefore it is important to test printers, inks and settings on the paper you want to use. Here is a short article reviewing Epson Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer. At the bottom we did a print comparison on our Radiant White card stock using different settings.
- by LCI Paper
Can an ordinary printer print 100lb card stock?
I want to purchase 100lb card stock (270gsm) and want to know if an ordinary printer will print this weight paper? If not is Kinko's a good source to get it printed?
- by Mary
Some printers, but not all home printers can print on 100lb card stock. If your printer feeds from the bottom then most likely it will not work to efficiently. 100lb paper is stiff, therefore making it difficult to smoothly feed & wrap around the rollers. You will have far better success if your printer has a gravity feeder or back / straight feeder. If you can work with slightly lighter weight card stock, for instance 80lb (216gsm) or 65lb (176gsm) you will most likely get better results. Kinko's, usually is hit or miss; some locations are familiar with how to print heavy or odd shaped cards while others are not. Our best suggestion is to order samples to test first using your equipment.
- by LCI Paper