Glossary of Paper Terms

Glossary of Paper Terms

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Jog
To align sheets of paper into a compact pile.
Joint
The flexible hinge where the cover of a casebound book meets the spine, permitting the cover to open without breaking the spine of the book or breaking apart the signatures; also called a hinge.
Jordan
Proper name for the beater on the paper machine. In the Jordan, the pulp is pulverized, causing the pulp and water to mix in a uniform manner.
Junior Carton
A package of reamed sealed, cut size paper packed 8 to 10 reams per carton.
Justify
Fitting a line of type to both margins.

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