Carbonate paper

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A printing paper that has been filled with calcium carbonate. Carbonate paper had an unsized, smooth finish and good opacity. Once used as the primary paper for magazines, it has largely been replaced by machine coated papers.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969

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