Specialty paper is made by using different fibers and materials to create paper with specific properties and functions. For example, synthetic fibers, synthetic pulp, or a mixture of wood pulp can be used as raw materials, which are then modified or processed with different materials to give the paper specific properties and functions. Specialty paper can be used for a variety of applications, including packaging, printing, labeling, and other specialized uses.
- Specific properties: Tailored to specific intended use, such as being waterproof.
- Unique appearance: Distinctive texture, color, or finish for aesthetic appeal.
- High quality: Produced using high-quality materials and processes.
- Limited availability: Often produced in small quantities for specific purposes.
- Higher cost: More expensive than regular paper due to unique properties.
Specialty paper refers to a category of paper that is produced for specific purposes and has unique properties that distinguish it from regular paper. Specialty paper is often produced in small quantities and comes in a wide range of types, including various types of special purpose paper and art paper. The term "specialty paper" is sometimes used interchangeably with "art paper" or "textured paper". It’s suitable for different printing and packaging purposes.