Permanent Paper Additional Information

Permanent Paper is a white matte polyester paper specifically designed for high heat laser printers and photocopiers. Permanent paper produces excellent image quality that can withstand and last in the harshest environments. It is tear-resistant, waterproof and heat stable while running just like paper. When strength and toughness are needed, Permanent Paper is your solution.

Product Applications

  • Outdoor Signage
  • Instruction manuals
  • Maps & Charts
  • Golf Score Cards
  • Luggage Tags
  • Menus
  • ID Cards, Tags & Badges
  • Rulers, Bookmarks
  • Business Cards
  • Advertising Displays

Performance Features

  • Prints like regular paper
  • Doesn't shrink or swell in heat or cold
  • Perfs and punches beautifully
  • Can be written on in Pen/Pencil, even after imaging
  • Weatherproof and greaseproof
  • Solvent and chemical
  • High resistance to tearing, fading and scuffs
  • Very high melt point 450 allows for use on wide range of equipment


Available Sizes - 8.5" x 11", 11" x 17", 12" x 18" & 14.33" x 20.50"
Thicknesses - 4 mil (125 gsm), 5 mil (160 gsm), 8 mil (260 gsm) & 11 mil (365 gsm)
- 14 mil (510 gsm) available for iGEN & NexPress only
Print Side Recognition - Coated on both sides, enabling printing on either side
Sheet Handling - Always handle the sheets at the edges when possible
Acclimation - Allow media to acclimate in original packaging for 24 to 48 hours before use.

Print Room Condition - Temperature and humidity should be controlled between 70-76° Fahrenheit
and 40-55% relative humidity. Failure to control conditions will cause static buildup impacting print image
quality and media handling performance. Running with a humidity under 40% is not recommended.

Storage - Store any unused media in the original packaging. If not stored between uses at
print room conditions, allow the media to re-acclimate before next use.

Offset Press - If using this media on an offset press, you can use oxidative and UV inks formulated
for use on plastics. When using oxidative inks, limited use of drying powder is recommended. Maintain a minimum
of 45% press room relative humidity.

Recyclable - Yes, as a category 7 or category 1 polymer depending on local regulation and availability.


Pre-Perfed Templates Available:


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