What are the commonly used papers for hangtag printing?

It is often encountered that new customers of hang tag printing do not know much about paper, and their understanding of gram weight and thickness is also very vague. Today, I will briefly introduce the knowledge of gram weight and thickness of commonly used hang tag paper .

In fact, the grammage is the unit to measure the thickness of the paper. Different types of paper have different grammages per unit. Let’s take white cardboard hang tags as an example. 400 grams is the weight of one square meter of white cardboard is 400 grams.


The following are the commonly used papers for clothing tags, let’s get to know them together.


300g coated paper: similar to the thickness of a business card, suitable for thin and light hang tags such as children’s clothing, underwear, summer clothing, etc.

400g coated paper: slightly thicker and stiffer than 300g coated paper, which can be used for free cutting and shaping.


800g coated paper: It is slightly thicker than a bank card, and the paper is relatively thick. It can be cut and shaped for free.


Cotton card: The paper is soft, the original color of the log, the material is rough, the feeling of convex and concave is strong, and it emphasizes the taste of literature and art.


Pearlescent paper: under the light, there is a little silvery white pearlescent, which feels similar to pearls and is very luxurious.

White cardboard: The white cardboard is fine in quality, artistic, and the color is white. Suitable for literary and ethnic style hang tags.

Kraft paper: The color is yellowish brown. Due to light problems, the color of the actual product at hand shall prevail. It is suitable for use on some vintage and denim products.

Black cardboard: The black cardboard is firm and thick, and black through the heart. Suitable for bronzing and UV process applications.

The above are the more commonly used clothes tag materials. If you need to customize the tag, you can choose the tag label in a targeted manner based on the characteristics of the product.

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