What is coated paper and uncoated paper?

Coated paper: refers to the paper made by adding an appropriate amount of auxiliary materials to the pulping process;
Uncoated paper: refers to the processed paper made of uncoated paper as base paper, coated with a layer of white paint on its surface, and super calendered or embossed.

Coated vs. Uncoated

Coated paper,with a clay or polyme on it,so it increase the smooth finish and decrease ink absorbency,Coated paper lets the ink settle on the surface, thanks to which the colour is deep and vibran

Uncoated paper,without any coating,so it can absorbs the ink, which makes the colour dull and not as prominent.But the color difference is not much compare to coated paper

Maybe you can distinguish color difference from following Panton Match System :

How to choose coated or uncoated paper ?

coated paper is typically used for printing magazines and journals, photographs, book covers, catalogues and other promotional materials.

Uncoated paper is used for printing business cards, envelopes, brochures or invitations.

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