Electracal

Electracal

Electracal™ is a soft calendered B (SCB) grade. Increased levels of brightness and gloss ensure sharper, cleaner images for your inserts and flyers. Electracal™ is proudly manufactured at Catalyst’s Powell River mill.

The Benefits: 

Electracal™ is the preferred product for retailers and printers interested in excellent ink holdout and printed gloss combined with high opacity. Electracal is a soft-nip calendered product (SCB) available in various basis weights for both heatset and rotogravure printing.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • Low carbon paper
  • Available as Catalyst Cooled manufactured carbon neutral
  • Made with more than 90% renewable energy
  • Certified to PEFC
  • No Boreal fibre

Product Specifications

  HEATSET ROTO
BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 28 30 33 28 30 33
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 41.5 44.4 48.8 41.5 44.4 48.8
BRIGHTNESS ISO (%) 65 65 65 65 65 65
GLOSS (%) 30 30 30 30 30 30
CALIPER (thou) 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.3
OPACITY (%) 89 91 92 89 91 92

 

Key Product Characteristics

Runnability – Proven runnability preformance with printers means increased savings and timelines being met.
Printability – Opacity, brightness and gloss charactertistics deliver significant snap and excellent image reproduction.
Location – Our west coast location allows us to deliver unmatched technical and customer service to the west and mid-west regions.
Flexibility and Responsiveness – Our distribution and service network lets us react quicly to our customers’ requirements.
Product Breadth – We have the ability to shift with customers as they look to deliver different messages using our various products.