What would the grain direction be for a 5 x 3 card printed landscape? Thanks in advance for your answers.

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Comment by Jessica C. White on March 24, 2011 at 4:59pm
Oh, are you asking if there is a preferred grain direction for a 5x3 card? I usually only worry about grain if I'm folding the paper or adhering it to something else with grain.
Comment by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers on March 24, 2011 at 11:23am
O, I see. Well, it depends on the parent sheet it was cut down from . . .
Comment by Lauren Stedman on March 24, 2011 at 11:18am
Kseniya, thanks for your reply. I do know how to determine grain direction, just wondering about the card I mentioned if grain would be as, for instance, in a business card printed landscape or would I want the grain to run perpendicular to the type since it is 3.5" high not just 2" high. Does that make sense?
Comment by Kseniya: Thomas-Printers on March 23, 2011 at 11:33pm
You can test it by flexing the sheet both ways; whichever way bends the most readily is the grain direction.


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