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Novatech Technical Specifications



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Printing and handling guidelines

> Set up
Store at room temperature (17-23°C), at a relative humidity of 50%, from 24 to 48 hours before use.
Unwrap the paper only at the last moment before printing and rewrap it immediately after the print
run. For re-cutting: - keep the paper fibre direction (// to the large size) perpendicular to the printing
direction. For grammages > 135 g/m², plan a rejection cut.


> Pre-Press
Large printed surface :
under colour-removal recommended.
Intense full colours :
- for black colour, blue support (40%) recommended
  or two black sequences.
- for other colours, 1 or several colour support(s).

Screen ruling:
- Gloss, Satin, Matt: Optimum 200 lpi,
Maximum 254 lpi.
- Easy Matt, Ultimatt: Optimum 160 lpi,
Maximum 200 lpi.
- Also suitable for stochastic screening

> Printing
For litho printing, silk screen, letterpress, waterless litho printing, suitable with dry toner digital printing.
All common offset inks are suitable.
High density inks should only be used on Gloss.
For Satin, Matt, Easy Matt and Ultimatt, we recommend using a machine varnish finish.
Average drying time from 30 minutes to 2 hours after printing.


> Finishing
Finishing techniques: foil blocking, embossing, lamination, all varnishing.

> Shaping
Suitable for perforating, drilling, die cutting.
Folding: parallel to the paper fibre direction
(// of the large size).
Scoring : from 150 gsm, scoring with counterpart; from 200 gsm, larger scoring needed on the back of the fold.
Cutting : Ensure that the blade of the guillotine is sharp enough to avoid dust deposits.


> Storage
Protect the paper against any risk of moisture during the storage period.