To rip, rupture, or remove bits of a paper. Also, when used as a noun, the rip or rupture itself. The term tear is also used to refer to a …
Any printed page torn from a book, magazine, newspaper, or other publication, used for promotional, proofing, or other purposes.
Alternate term for a paper’s tearing resistance. See Tearing Resistance.
A test used in papermaking to determine either the grain direction or the tearing resistance of a paper. See Grain andTeaering Resistance.
An extreme form of picking in which the pull of a thick, tacky ink tears off portions of a paper’s surface, leaving a delaminated area on the press sheet. See Picking.
General paper property that takes into account two measures of a paper’s ability to withstand being torn. Internal tearing resistance refers to the work required to tear a paper sample through a …
See Tearing Resistance.