FSC 7530                                                        JCP O-61
             HIGH QUALITY XEROGRAPHIC COPIER, LASER PRINTER
Miscellaneous Paper                                     February 1, 1999
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Use information: This paragraph is informational only and is not 
    exclusively definitive of the end use.
  For producing camera ready copy; use in laser printers and high speed 
xerographic equipment as specified.

Stock: 100 pct chemical pulp.

    Note: \1\ Postconsumer fiber, in any percentage, is encouraged, 
  provided that the requirements of this Standard are met.


Absolute moisture: Average (percent)..................               4.5
  A tolerance of 0.3 percentage point shall be allowed.

Grammage (g/m\2\).....................................       90      105
  Basis weight: 17 by 22 inches, 500 sheets                  24       28
 (pounds).............................................
  A tolerance of 5 pct shall be allowed.

Stiffness: Gurley, average, not less than--
  Machine direction (mg)..............................      150      200
  Cross direction (mg)................................       75      100
            OR
    Taber, average, not less than--
  Machine direction (units)...........................      2.4      3.0
  Cross direction (units).............................      1.5      2.0

    Any deviation from requirement shall be sufficient cause for 
  rejection of the paper.

Tearing strength: Average, each direction, not
  less than (mN)......................................      350      390
  Equivalent (grams)..................................       36       40

Opacity: Average, not less than (percent).............       88       90
  No individual specimen shall average less than             86       88
   (percent)..........................................

Smoothness: Average, each side, not to exceed.........
  (units).............................................      100      100


    Any specimen averaging more than 100 units shall be sufficient cause 
  for rejection of the paper.

Curl: Paper shall lie flat before and after processing through a high 
  speed copier or laser printer with either no tendency to curl or with 
  a curl which can be overcome under reasonable working conditions.
Ruling and writing qualities: Lines ruled and characters written with 
  ball point and felt tip pens shall be clear cut and free from 
  excessive feathering.
Surface: Shall be free from lint, fuzz, wrinkles, waviness, folds, 
  holes, tears, and other detrimental defects.
Size and trim: Sheets: Paper shall be furnished in the size(s) ordered 
  and shall be flat, trimmed square on four sides with clean smooth 
  edges, and evenly jogged. A tolerance of 2 mm (\1/16\ 
  inch) shall be allowed except for sheets 216 by 356 mm (8\1/2\ by 14 
  inches) or less; then a tolerance of 1 mm (\1/32\ inch) 
  shall be allowed. Successive sheets within any package shall not 
  differ from each other by more than 1 mm (\1/32\ inch). Paper shall be 
  considered square if the variation does not exceed 1 mm (\1/32\ inch).
Grain: Direction of the grain on flat paper shall be as ordered.
General appearance: Paper shall conform to the standard sample(s) 
  adopted by the Government.
  Color: The paper in the order (or publication) shall be uniform with a 
  target brightness not less than 85 pct. The color variation shall not 
  exceed DE(CIELAB)=1.0. The commercial standard for white is 
  applicable, unless specified that the color shall conform to a 
  Government standard. Color coordinates for selected established 
  standards are included in Part 3.
  Formation: Shall be uniform.
  Cleanliness: The dirt count for each side of the paper shall not 
  exceed 25 specks per square meter. No sample sheet (600 to
  650 cm\2\ in size) shall contain more than one defect with an 
  equivalent area of 0.25 mm\2\ or greater.
Performance: Shipments of any qualified product shall perform 
  satisfactorily on laser printers and high speed xerographic equipment. 
  There shall not be more than one paper-caused jam or one document with 
  unacceptable image quality due to the paper per 5,000 continuous-copy 
  run at atmospheric conditions of 21 5.5  deg.C and 50 
  20 pct relative humidity.
Sampling and testing: Shall be conducted in accordance with standards in 
  Part 2, Government Paper Specification Standards. The precision 
  requirements of the acceptance criteria (Part 4) shall apply except as 
  noted in the standard.
  
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    \1\ This grade is typically a low Government usage paper and 
currently not readily and/or economically available with postconsumer 
fiber content.