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60lb. Polar Matte Greeting Cards

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Archive grade inkjet photo paper
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60lb. Polar Matte single-sided raises the bar for imaging excellence. This paper brings you professional quality in every sense of the meaning - from the coating to the base stock, Polar is the go-to photo matte when you want the best. Polar features a beautiful soft white printing surface with outstanding ink holdout capabilities. Polar Matte is totally acid-free and its heavy 60lb. weight makes it desirable for all high-quality photo imaging including portraits and greeting cards. Polar's lack of surface reflection means that details are the primary focus of the print.
Ideal for:
  • Anyone who likes the subtle non-reflective matte finish
  • Landscapes, B&W, low contrast images, artistic work
  • Graphic arts reproductions, posters, art reproductions
  • Any inkjet printer
Good to know:
  • Ultra smooth, non-reflective surface
  • Bright white tone
  • Universally compatible with dye and pigment inks
  • Acid free base stock. Acid free coating.
  • There are no markings or logos on the back
  • Back of this product is plain paper, suitable for text printing

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  • Paper: 100% alpha cellulose base stock
  • Paper Weight: 60lb / 230gsm
  • Thickness: 10mil
  • Coating: Microporous photo matte coated
  • Color: Bright white
  • Optical Brighteners: Yes
  • Grade: Archival
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Is this paper compatible with your printer's ink?

All products are compatible with aqueous inks. Not designed for solvent, latex or UV.

  • Epson Photo (dye inks): Yes
  • Epson UltraChrome (pigment): Yes
  • Epson DuraBrite Ultra (pigment): Yes
  • Canon: Yes
  • Canon Lucia (pigment): Yes
  • HP: Yes*
  • Lexmark: Yes
  • Kodak: Yes

* Heavy papers (usually matte /art over 59lb.) may not feed consistently in HP printers. Always test a paper via our sample kit selection before making a significant purchase.

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Suggested Uses
Use this paper for:
  • Photo printing
  • Portfolio production
  • Books
  • Calendars
  • Greeting cards
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Reviews for 60lb. Polar Matte Greeting Cards

Great Paper for Printing Notecards
Nita Winter
I love this paper for printing notecards. As conservation photographers, my husband, Rob Badger, and I used to use the Green recycled paper stock. We're sorry it isn't available anymore but this is a great alternative and our customers love the quality of our cards. We love that we can easily print specific cards when they are running low, create new ones and try them out. We never waste money, or materials, by ordering quantities of cards that may not sell. The profit margin using this paper is great. We offer over 30 different notecards at our live events and pop-ups, when we are promoting and selling our 12 time award-winning coffee table book, "Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change."
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Beautiful Results for Printing your Artwork
Trena Brannon
I create greeting cards from my artwork. I love how polar matte captures my artwork's vivid colors and details! I have a Canon-Pro 200 and print from Photoshop. I found the best settings for me are: Printer: Canon-Pro 200 WIFI (depends on your setup) Color Management: Printer Manages Colors Printer Options - Color Matching-Canon color matching - Quality & Media - Media Type: Matte Photo (also Matte selected on Canon paper settings), Print Quality-High
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Amazing Capture on Black Ink
I print black and white illustrations on an inkjet Epson and this paper gives the richest black out of any paper I've tried. It looks like velvet. In addition to the color hold, the fine details don't bleed at all. Everything looks crisp and amazing. I was ecstatic when I tried this paper - I can't express enough how deep the black is on the Polar Matte. This paper makes me feel proud to put my name on my art.
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Wonderful paper for Black and White
John Hansen
It's a pleasure to use the 60lb Polar Matte paper on my Canon Pixma 200. I especially like it for b&w.
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Fantastic Paper!!!
Tracey Gurley
I absolutely LOVE this paper. It makes the color pop on my Epson printer. ❤️😍 Red River Paper is a phenomenal company to do business with. They are helpful and ship your order quickly!! I can’t say enough nice things about them and their papers!!
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60lb Polar Matte
LILLIAN Natalzia
Exceeds all expectations. Perfect print each time. Printing my greeting cards with the 60lb polar matte paper pure perfection. Order it you won’t be disappointed.
9 of 9 customers found this helpful.
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Great paper
Ron S
Beautiful paper my image’s really pop
5 of 5 customers found this helpful.
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Not your boring matte paper
Conrad Hoffman
This paper breaks the rules! Traditionally, matte papers have less dynamic range and brilliance than glossy papers. This paper has bright whites, deep dense blacks and vibrant colors. The surface reflects almost nothing, so it can work in difficult display environments and over wide angles. Just great stuff. My only caution is it can be hard to tell which side to print on until you learn the subtle difference in feel and reflection.
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Best paper for cards period.
Jerry Jividen
I love the image quality on this paper coming out of my Epson P800 printer.
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