Electracote Brite

Electracote Brite

High-brite a leading high-bright coated mechanical paper for magazine, catalogue, insert and direct mail advertising applications printed on heatset offset presses.

The Benefits: 

High-quality, lightweight coated paper has industry-leading bulk, with superior printability and runnability, ideal for heatset offset printing. Produced at Catalyst’s Port Alberni Division.

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

BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 36 38 40 43 45
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 53.3 56.2 59.2 63.6 66.6
BRIGHTNESS ISO (%) 76 76 76 76 76
GLOSS (%) 52 52 52 52 52
CALIPER (thou) 2.13 2.24 2.36 2.56 2.68
OPACITY (%) 91.8 92.3 93.3 94 95

Key Product Characteristics

High-bright Paper — Provides significantly higher brightness and gloss than standard coated mechanical grades
Broad Basis Weight Range — 36-45 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)
Available from Our Sage Line — A manufactured carbon-neutral paper made with 100% certified fibre and backed by chain of custody
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