What is 14Pt UV Coated?
14 Point is the thickness of paper used for printing. This kind of
paper is card stock and is very stiff. These are ideal for business
cards or postcards. So if you like real thick paper then you can't go
wrong with this paper.
UV Coating is a clear liquid spread over the paper like ink and then
cured instantly with ultraviolet light. UV coating gives more protection
and sheen than either varnish or aqueous coating. Since it is cured
with light and not heat, no solvents enter the atmosphere. However, it
is more difficult to recycle than the other coatings.
UV coating is applied as a separate finishing operation as a flood
coating. Keep in mind that this thick coating may crack when scored or
Please do note sometime people don't prefer keeping thick business
cards in their wallets and also for postcard which needs to be mailed
out increases the weight of the mailing and hence more postage.