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Coated paper is paper which has been coated by a compound to impart certain qualities to the paper, including weight, surface gloss, smoothness or reduced ink absorbency. Kaolinite, calcium carbonate, Bentonite, talc... are used to coat paper for high quality printing used in packaging industry and in magazines. The [1 ] chalk or china clay is bound to the paper with synthetic viscofiers, such as styrene-butadiene latexes and natural organic binders such as starch. The coating formulation may also contain chemical additives as dispersants, resins, PE: to give water resistance and wet strength to the paper, or to [2 ] protect against ultraviolet radiation.
Varieties [ edit ]
Machine-finished coated paper [ edit ]
Other types of paper coatings include
polyethylene or polyolefin extrusion coating, silicone, and wax coating to make release liners, paper cups and photographic paper.
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References [ edit ]
Further reading [ edit ]
Soroka, W, "Fundamentals of Packaging Technology", IoPP, 2002,
ISBN 1-930268-25-4 Yam, K. L., "Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology", John Wiley & Sons, 2009,