Here are a few types of Kraft paper and how you can use them.
Natural Kraft Paper
Natural Kraft paper, also known as Virgin Kraft paper, is clean and durable and used for applications requires muscle and high tear strength. It is made using the Kraft process, which, like other paper production methods, involves the chemical conversion of wood into wood pulp. It’s suitable for printing on and is a popular choice for applications such as branded packaging and branded paper bags, as well as protective layering, and carrier sheets.
Recycled Kraft Paper
As the name suggests, it is made up of recycled material, due to which it provides less tear and bursting strength and will breakdown easily when exposed to friction or pressure. It’s more economical and environmentally friendly than natural Kraft paper and offers many beneficial quantities.
Due to increased sensitivity towards Environment, More and More People are using this grade of paper. It has successfully been used as newspaper bottom wrap, Textile wrappers, internal carton packaging, void filler or dunnage, Floor protection liners, Paint masking and box/tray liners.
White Kraft Paper / Bleached Kraft Paper
Kraft paper undergoes a treatment using bleach and other chemicals to whiten and purify, hence, the name Bleached Kraft. Through this process, the paper becomes stronger than traditional brown Kraft paper. Because of this added strength, bleached Kraft paper is used heavily in wrapping and packaging. In addition to its outstanding strength and durability, it is also eco-friendly and 100% recyclable.
Black Kraft Paper
The most common use of black Kraft paper is being used as a durable backing for pictures frames to fill space or to make pictures really stand out. However, black Kraft paper is also perfect for fun and interesting craft projects and can be an ideal choice for monochrome projects
Coloured Kraft Paper
Colored Kraft paper is available in just about every colour you can think of, and its vibrant hues make it perfect for a range of craft projects, for backing on notice boards and for use in scrapbooking. This is a popular choice for schools, where crafts are a regular part of activities during the week and colour is important for children to learn with and interact with.
In all cases, Kraft paper is incredibly versatile and can be used for a range of applications both for businesses, schools, and individuals.