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Thick Paper

This section gives you various details about and recommendations concerning thick paper.

When loading thick paper of 170 hyphen 256 g/m2 (65 lb. Cover hyphen 140 lb. Index) in trays 1 hyphen 2, the small size paper tray, or in the bypass tray, follow the recommendations below to prevent misfeeds and loss of image quality.


  • Even if thick paper is loaded as described above, normal operations and print quality might still not be possible, depending on the paper type.

  • Prints might have prominent vertical creases.

  • Prints might be noticeably curled. Flatten out prints if they are creased or curled.