Baryta Inkjet Papers
Baryta is barium sulphate, a clay-like material that is applied to a fibre paper substrate. On traditional papers with light sensitive emulsions it acts to whiten the paper, produce a high degree of reflectivity, and provide a ground for the emulsion.
Since inkjet printing started, people have been striving to emulate the look and feel of traditional bartya papers. Below is the best of the best in inkjet baryta papers which have been specifically designed for inkjet printing with pigment-based inks. (all current professional printers and inks from Epson, HP and Canon). Baryta is being used not to hold a chemical emulsion but to provide a smooth reflective coating.