Carrier sheets are a great way to protect your documents when using a large format rollfed scanner. White-backed sheets are best for most applications and to reduce light reflection. Black-backed sheets are for specialized applications, including template scanning and tracing patterns for the apparel and upholstery markets, as well as semi-transparent originals printed on both sides (such as newspapers and double-sided maps) – to prevent backside image appearing in the frontside scan. Depending on the condition of the documents being scanned, each carrier sheet can last for hundreds to thousands of scans before it should be replaced.
Benefits of carrier sheets: