Plotter paper can be defined as the special kind of paper which is used to print vector graphics with the plotter printer machines. These printers are used for printing the vector type graphics which are widely used in the building and construction companies for printing the designs and the blue prints of buildings and factories. It is used for printing the architectural designs and creating landscapes for building designers. Plotter paper is also used for printing the technical drawings and AutoCAD designs.
The plotter printer prints the vector type graphics by using the special pen to move across the plotter paper to print the vector graphics. The plotter paper is available in the market in different textures and the sizes. They are available both for traditional pen plotter printer machines and inkjet printer machines.
There is a type of plotter paper which is used on the flatbed plotter printer machine. First, you should place the plotter paper on the printer machine on its flat service. The user can sketch with an electrostatic plotter on the plotter paper which is negatively charged and has the positively charged toner. The other type of plotter paper is kept in the rolls and is wrapped around the drum plotter and the drawing is printed on it.
The measurement of the rolls which are used in the technical drawing is the 50 yards which is approximately 457.2 meters. The width of some rolls could be from 60.96 cms to 91.44 cms which is approximately 24 inches to 36 inches. One of th For printing large volume of blueprints, the preferred choice of the most people in plotter paper is the inkjet vellum plotter paper. This measurement of this plotter paper is 150 feet by 24 inches which is approximately 45.72 by 60.96 cm. If you would like to see more variety, you can also get translucent bond paper. The weight of this paper is 18 pounds and available in the market as sheets and the price of the translucent bond plotter paper is about a fraction of the cost of inkjet vellum plotter paper. The other type of plotter paper which is also popular is known as gloss presentation plotter paper and it can capture the high contrast and the sharp lines of drawings which are created by the user.
As the construction and other industries which require the technical drawings and other blue prints is growing at a rapid pace, the demand for the plotter paper and machine is increasing at a fast pace. Plotter printers are used widely for printing the vector graphics. For these machines, the paper which is required is also very special and it is known as plotter paper. In the market they are available in various sizes and types and are used in different types of plotter printer machines. Some plotter papers are wrapped in rolls and wrapped around the drum plotter printer machines. Other plotter papers are used in flatbed plotter printer machines. The measurement of this plotter paper differs according to the different plotter printer machines. Plotter paper can be used both in inkjet and traditional pen plotter machines.
Georgette Adanas has been writing articles on plotter paper since 1999.