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Our 14pt Natural Cards are a light cream, natural white color with a smooth finish. The stock has a minimum of 30% post-consumer waste content.
For most uses, 13-ounce banners have the right mix of thickness and weight and are most likely to last a long time. You may see a little light shine through them on a bright day, but nothing like the light coming through a 10-ounce banner. 13-ounce vinyl banners are usually fine outdoors unless you are going to be hanging a large banner in the wind.
Banner quality is measured in weight. 10-ounce material is very common and is too light to hang outside. 10-ounce banners would be okay for an indoor-only birthday banner. If you want a very temporary banner that doesn’t have to hold up to much strain, this might be okay.
But keep in mind that 10-ounce banners are very thin, so light shines through them. They’re best if they are going on a wall or another solid surface where light won’t be shining through them, making it hard to read the banner
most  heavy duty banner
15-ounce material is not as common. It is so thick that it blocks out all light, but it’s also heavier. trade show banners are made of 15-ounce, super-smooth material and are intended to hang on a banner stand or on a wall.
papertickness   14 Point Premium Uncoated Card Stock Standard uses: Business Cards, Postcards, Rack Cards, Presentation Folders, Rolodex, Greeting Cards, etc.
papertickness   14 Point Gloss Coated Card Stock Heavy gloss coated card stock (coated two sides). Standard uses: Business Cards, Postcards, Rack Cards, Presentation Folders, Rolodex, Greeting Cards, etc.
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100lb Gloss Book / Text
25% thicker and heavier than 80lb gloss Book. Standard Uses: Brochures, Flyers, Catalogs, Door Hanger, Mini Menu, etc.
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100lb Gloss Cover
Similar to the 100lb gloss Book, but thicker and heavier, Standard uses: durable, heavy-weight Brochures, Catalog Covers, Flyers, Door Hanger, etc.