Wrapping tissue

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Wrapping tissue is a translucent, thin tissue paper used for wrapping and cushioning items.

Wrapping tissue is usually found in single sheets or sheet collections of 25, 40, or 50. White tissue is also sold specifically for bulk wrapping in reams of 480 sheets.

You can personalise the tissue paper with your own design. Pantone Matching Service is available at 17 gsm, 19 gsm and 22 gsm tissue paper options and full colour printing service for photographic images is available at 30 gsm, 40 gsm tissue paper options. There are lots of manufacturer in the UK, however London based company BRU London is the leading printed tissue paper company who offers Pantone match service and full colour print service for tissue paper.

Some shops wrap delicate merchandise in folded or crumpled layers of tissue paper to protect it before placing it in bags or boxes for the purchaser.

Colored wrapping tissue can be used for an assortment of visually creative purposes. For example, when wetted, the color bleeds a watercolor-like layer of tissue paper that stays when you peel off the tissue paper. Tissue paper can be crumpled up to form objects, such as flowers.

Tissue paper was used by musicians in the early 1900s to play the comb, producing a sound similar to the kazoo. Jazz musician Red McKenzie was one of the best-known players.[1]

For production wrapping tissue paper is made by the machine glaze process. A slurry of bleached wood pulp beaten together with soda ash and optical brightners is placed on a forming wire where the water is allowed to drain away. The sheet is then pressed against a felt and pressed against a drying cylinder for the final drying step. The sheet is then pulled away from the dryer and wound up ready for further processes like calendering etc. or straightaway converting it into wrapping paper.

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