Electracote

Electracote

Electracote™ a leading lightweight coated paper for magazine, catalogue, insert and direct mail advertising applications printed on heatset offset presses.

The Benefits: 

Electracote™ is our lightweight coated paper product. Manufactured at Catalyst’s Port Alberni mill, this high-quality, lightweight coated paper has industry-leading bulk with superior printability and runnability, making it ideal for heatset offset printing.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • Made with 90% renewable energy
  • Outstanding emissions performance
  • Fibre from legal North American sources
  • Operations certified to ISO environment and quality standards
  • Enhanced elemental Chlorine free

Product Specifications

  GLOSS SATIN
BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 34 36 38 40 43 38
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 50.3 53.3 56.2 59.2 63.6 56.2
BRIGHTNESS ISO (%) 70 70 71 71 71 73
GLOSS (%) 46 48 50 50 50 37
CALIPER (thou) 2.17 2.21 2.32 2.44 2.68 2.48
OPACITY (%) 92.3 92.3 93.3 94 95 93.5

 

Key Product Characteristics

Broad Basis Weight Range — 34-43 lb, providing customers with choice and flexibility
Industry-Leading Bulk — Allows lighter basis weight usage and cost savings while maintaining look and feel of a heavier basis weight sheet
Excellent Printability — Superb snap and blue-white shade for overall excellent print appearance (contrast, whiteness, holdout, high opacity)
Superior Runnability — Continues to maintain our tradition as a top quartile pressroom performer
Relationships — Excellent relationships with key printers and pressrooms due to our best-in-class technical, sales and customer service
Location – Our location means we have exceptional service, delivery and commitment to west coast and central North American printers

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