Glossary of Printing Terms:
Stiffness

A property of paper to resist bending and its ability to support its own weight when handled.

The stiffness of the paper affects its feeding ability and its ability to avoid distortion due to the pull of the ink during the printing process.

The stiffness is important to the converting operations for forms and envelopes.


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