Choosing the right paper

Whether you need premium laser paper, recycled, white or coloured sheets, we offer a wide selection of sizes and weights. In addition to standard cut paper, did you know we also have a large range of specialised papers, certificates, listing paper and business cards?

Looking after your paper

The storage and handling of paper is often overlooked. By being aware of a few simple facts, paper jams and other problems can be avoided.


Paper is manufactured with low moisture levels. If exposed to damp it will absorb moisture from the air and will not feed efficiently due to a curling effect.


It is recommended that paper is stored in its wrapper until you need to use it. This will prevent damage but also help to minimise running issues.


Paper stored next to heat sources or in direct sunlight can become over dry. This will also lead to a curling effect and can lead to jams.

Cold Conditions

If paper has been stored in cold conditions, it should be allowed to reach room temperature before being put into printers and copiers.

Paper size guide


A1 841 x 594 mm
A2 594 x 420 mm
A3 420 x 297 mm
A4 297 x 210 mm
A5 210 x 148 mm


Products carrying the FSC label are independently certified to assure consumers that they come from forests that are managed to meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations.

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PEFC is the worlds largest certification organisation represending over 220 million hectares of certified forests. Products carrying the PEFC logo are independently certified and can demonstrate their commitment to sustainable development and corporate social responsibility.

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EU Ecolabel

The EU Ecolabel (also known as the Flower) is a voluntary Europe-wide label to encourage the development of greener products for goods and services that have a lighter environmental footprint than similar products performing the same function.

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Nordic Ecolabel

The official sustainability Ecolabel for the Nordic countries encouraging production methods that create minimum environmental impact.

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  Format     Colour Mono Environmental
  A5 A4 A3 Weight Whiteness Copier Inkjet Laser Copier Inkjet Laser FSC PEFC EU Ecolabel Nordic Ecolabel
5 Star™ Value Copier   75gsm 148          
5 Star™ Premium Copier   80-90gsm 165      
5 Star™ Eco 100% Recycled     80gsm 135-150        
HP Everyday   75gsm 161      
HP Office   80gsm 153    
HP Printing   80-100gsm 161      
HP Colour Laser   90-120gsm 168      
Double A   70-100gsm 163        
Hi Plus   75gsm 161      
Navigator™ Presentation   100gsm 169    
Navigator™ Expression     90gsm 169    
Navigator™ Colour Documents   120gsm 169    
Navigator™ Universal   80gsm 169    
Logic™ 300   80gsm 146    
Data Copy Everyday Printing 80gsm 164    
Pukka     80gsm 155            
Discovery Everyday   70-75gsm 161        
Color Copy   90-200gsm 157            
Color Copy Coated     170gsm 134            
Conqueror     100gsm              
Navigator Eco-logical     75gsm 169    
Revive Recycled   80-100gsm 150        
Evolve Recycled   80gsm 150        
5 Star™ Tints   80-160gsm          
Navigator™ Office Premium Card     160gsm 169        
90gsm only

If you have any questions concerning any of the above please phone Cardiff on 029 2022 5555 or Swansea on 01792 890530. Alternatively...