Electraprime Sage

Electraprime Sage

Electraprime™ Sage is the brand name for our specialty SCA alternative product. Its exceptional print properties and runnability make it a great option for SC paper printers in western and central North America. Produced at our Powell River mill.

The Benefits: 

Our Sage line of products are the greenest of our great specialty papers, offering a verifiable environmental pedigree and chain of custody system. And, $1 of every tonne of Sage paper sold goes to support our partners' sustainability initiatives.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • 100% certified fibre
  • Backed with PEFC chain of custody
  • Manufactured carbon-neutral
  • Visibility of environmental footprint

Product Specifications

  HEATSET ROTO
BASIS WEIGHT (# book basis) 33 35.2 30 33 35.2
BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 48.8 52 44.4 48.8 52
BRIGHTNESS ISO (%) 75 75 72 75 75
GLOSS (%) 36 36 33 36 36
CALIPER (thou) 2.05 2.12 1.92 2.05 2.12
OPACITY (%) 92 93 90 92 93

Key Product Characteristics

Environmentally Preferred — 100% certified fibre obtained from sustainably managed forests
Third-Party Verification — Backed with PEFC chain of custody and manufactured carbon-neutral using ISO standards
Transparency — Visibility of environmental footprint provided through Metafore's Environmental Paper Assessment Tool, a project of GreenBlue
Relationships — Constructive engagement with broad network of environmental groups and known for technical and service excellence
Contrast — Excellent print and gloss contrast for heatset offset and rotogravure applications. 52.0 gsm at 75 ISO brightness, and greater opacity than standard SCA papers
Good Printability and Runnability — Excellent printed gloss, whiteness and opacity, along with excellent runnability on press. Printers save time and money
Unique — No other SCA product can deliver this high brightness, high opacity and high bulk to give a bright-white appearance
Location — Our West Coast location means we offer unsurpassed technical service and knowledge of west coast pressrooms along with exceptional service and delivery to both local customers and national accounts

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