Calendar Stock

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

An offset paper grade—produced with basis weights of 50:70 pounds—characterized by high degrees of printability and resistance to curling, used in the printing of calendars.

Calendaring

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

Calendering is done by pressing the paper web in one or more “rolling” nips formed by rolls with special properties

Calender

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A series of highly-polished steel rollers at the end of a papermaking machine used to produce a desired finish on paper. See Calendering. Further calendering is performed on a separate machine

Calender Cut

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A paper defect caused during calendering of a paper web characterized by lines or fractures that tear easily under tension. Wrinkles present on a paper’s surface will impress deeply into the surface of the

Calender Spot

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A paper defect characterized by shiny, transparent spots, generated during the calendering of a paper web. Calender spots are caused by a fragment of paper stuck to the roller of a calender and pressed deeply

Calendered Fabric

In General Printing Terms by Inkjet Insight

A screen fabric used in screen printing which has been compressed or flattened by running one or both sides through a calender.