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Government Paper Specification Standards
February 1999 No. 11

Table of Contents

Title Page PDF TEXT

Letter from Public Printer PDF TEXT

Printed Table of Contents PDF TEXT

Advisory Council on Paper Specifications PDF TEXT

Introduction PDF TEXT

Part 1. Specifications PDF TEXT

Printing Paper
Newsprint PDF TEXT
Heat-Set Web Offset Machine-Finish Book PDF TEXT
Machine-Finish Book End PDF TEXT
Heat-Set Web Offset Book PDF TEXT
Offset Book PDF TEXT
No. 1 Offset Book, Smooth-Finish PDF TEXT
Offset Book, Colored PDF TEXT
Light-Weight Uncoated Groundwood Paper PDF TEXT
100 pct Recycled Offset Book PDF TEXT
Flexural Offset Book PDF TEXT
Light-Weight Offset Book PDF TEXT
Opacified Offset Book PDF TEXT
Vellum-Finish Book, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Smooth and Fancy-Finish Text,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
Hi-Bulk Offset (Return Mailer) PDF TEXT
Antique Book PDF TEXT
50 pct Antique Book PDF TEXT
50 pct Laid-Antique Book PDF TEXT
Uncoated Vegetable-Fiber Book PDF TEXT
Litho (Gloss) Coated Book PDF TEXT
(Publication Grade) Gloss Coated Book PDF TEXT
Litho (Gloss) Coated Book PDF TEXT
No. 1 Coated Text, Gloss-Finish PDF TEXT
No. 2 Coated Text, Gloss-Finish PDF TEXT
Litho (Gloss) Coated Book PDF TEXT
Water-Resistant (Text) Book PDF TEXT
(Publication Grade) Matte Coated Book PDF TEXT
Matte Coated Offset Book PDF TEXT
Laid-Finish Book, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Dull Coated Offset Book PDF TEXT
No. 1 Coated Text, Dull-Finish PDF TEXT
No. 2 Coated Text, Dull-Finish PDF TEXT
Uncoated Permanent Book, White and Cream-White
(Archival Quality) PDF TEXT

Mimeograph Paper
Mimeograph, White and Colored PDF TEXT
25 pct Mimeograph PDF TEXT

Writing Paper
Writing, White and Colored (Tablet Option) PDF TEXT
Smooth and Fancy-Finish Writing Bond,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
100 pct Fine Writing PDF TEXT

Map Paper
50 pct Map, Lithographic-Finish PDF TEXT
High Wet Strength Map, Lithographic-Finish PDF TEXT
Offset Map, Lithographic-Finish PDF TEXT
Chemical Wood Map, Lithographic-Finish PDF TEXT
50 pct Chart, Lithographic-Finish PDF TEXT

Manifold Paper
Manifold, White and Colored PDF TEXT
25 pct Manifold PDF TEXT
25 pct Glazed Manifold PDF TEXT

Bond Paper
Chemical Wood Forms Bond,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
Bond PDF TEXT
Recycled Forms Bond, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Recycled Forms Bond, Natural Shade PDF TEXT
Mimeograph Bond PDF TEXT
25 pct Bond, White and Colored
(Archival Quality) PDF TEXT
Recycled 25 pct Bond, White and Colored PDF TEXT
25 pct Translucent Bond PDF TEXT
25 pct Opacified Bond, White and Buff
(Archival Quality) PDF TEXT
Recycled 25 pct Opacified Bond,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
50 pct Bond PDF TEXT
100 pct Bond PDF TEXT

Parchment Paper
100 pct Parchment Deed PDF TEXT
Cream White 100 pct Artificial Parchment PDF TEXT
Imitation Parchment, Laser-Finish, White, Natural,
and Colored PDF TEXT
Cream White 100 pct Diploma Parchment,
Smooth-Finish PDF TEXT

Ledger Paper
Ledger, White and Colored PDF TEXT
25 pct Ledger PDF TEXT
100 pct Ledger PDF TEXT
Index, White and Colored PDF TEXT

Index Paper
25 pct Index, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Cream White 100 pct Index PDF TEXT

Cover Paper
Litho (Gloss) Coated Cover PDF TEXT
No. 1 Coated Cover, Gloss-FinishPDF TEXT
No. 2 Coated Cover, Gloss-Finish PDF TEXT
Vellum-Finish Cover, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Smooth and Fancy-Finish Cover,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
Offset Cover PDF TEXT
Vellum-Bristol Cover, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Cloth-Lined Cover, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Laid-Finish Cover, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Matte Coated Cover PDF TEXT
Dull Coated Cover PDF TEXT
No. 1 Coated Cover, Dull-Finish PDF TEXT
No. 2 Coated Cover, Dull-Finish PDF TEXT
Coated One Side (C1S) Cover PDF TEXT
Cast Coated Cover PDF TEXT

Kraft Paper
No. 2 Kraft PDF TEXT

Miscellaneous Paper
Gummed, Conventional Adhesive PDF TEXT
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Bond PDF TEXT
Optical Mark Read (OMR) Bond, White, Violet,
or Gray PDF TEXT
Optical Mark Sense Scanner (OMSS) Bond PDF TEXT
Latex Saturated Surface Coated PDF TEXT
Masking, Photolithographic (Coated) PDF TEXT
Plain Copier, Xerographic, White and Colored
(Archival Quality) PDF TEXT
High Quality Xerographic Copier,
Laser Printer PDF TEXT
Plain Copier, Xerographic, Laser Printer,
White and Colored PDF TEXT
Plain Copier, Xerographic, White
and Colored PDF TEXT
100 pct Recycled Plain Copier, Xerographic PDF TEXT
Carbonless Bond PDF TEXT
Printable Plastic Film (Synthetic Paper) PDF PDF TEXT
High-Finish Folder Stock,
Natural and Colored PDF TEXT

Cardboard
Railroad Board, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Chemical Wood Board, Colored PDF TEXT
United States Postal Card PDF TEXT
High-Finish Red Wallet Board PDF TEXT

Miscellaneous Board
Pressboard, Colored (Type III) PDF TEXT
Pressboard, Colored (Type I) PDF TEXT
Newsboard PDF TEXT
Book Cover Board PDF TEXT

Envelope
Light-Colored Brown (Kraft, Shade)
Envelopes PDF TEXT
Writing Envelopes, White and Colored PDF TEXT
Hi-Bulk Writing Envelopes, Natural Shade PDF TEXT
25 pct Bond Envelopes PDF TEXT
Tyvek Envelopes, with Two-Flap Adhesive Styles,
Flat and Gusseted PDF TEXT

Part 2. Testing Standards
and Definition of Terms PDF TEXT

BCTMP PDF TEXT
Executive Order 13101 PDF TEXT
Metric Conversions Act PDF TEXT
Permanent Paper PDF TEXT
"Recycled" Content Paper PDF TEXT
Vegetable-Fiber Paper PDF TEXT

Part 3. Standard Samples and Drawings PDF TEXT

Color PDF TEXT
Watermark PDF TEXT
Envelope Styles PDF TEXT

Part 4. Acceptance Criteria PDF TEXT

Definitions PDF TEXT
Statutes PDF TEXT

 
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