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Carta Solida for packaging

Safe choice for demanding packaging

Carta Solida - folding boxboard, bleached paperboard

Carta Solida is a fully coated bleached paperboard with white back, available in a basis weight range of 185-350 g/m² and suitable for offset, gravure, flexo and digital printing as well as for litholamination.

The high purity of Carta Solida gives it the excellent sensory and hygiene properties required for the most sensitive products, including chocolate, confectionery and healthcare products. Approved for direct food contact, it also provides good resistance to odour and taint transfer.

An ideal option for attractive packaging

Carta Solida produces excellent print quality, resulting in a bright and attractive look. It is an ideal base for lamination and special features.

Carta Solida is made from fresh fibres, traceably sourced from sustainably managed northern forests. All of Metsä Board’s products are manufactured under the highest environmental and safety standards, and hold PEFC and FSC® chain of custody certification and FSC controlled wood status.

Carta Solida is recommended for:

  • chocolate and confectionery
  • foods and beverages
  • healthcare products
  • beautycare products
  • consumer electronics
  • other high-quality packaging

Carta Solida for graphics

For attractive looks

Carta Solida folding box board bleached paperboard graphic applications

Carta Solida is a fully coated bleached paperboard with white back, available in a basis weight range of 185-350 g/m² and suitable for offset, gravure, flexo and digital printing.

In graphics applications Carta Solida produces excellent print quality on the coated top side, resulting in a bright and attractive look. Carta Solida has an uncoated reverse side, for when an unprinted or more natural appearance is desirable. Lightweight and stiff, Carta Solida provides more yield per tonne.

Carta Solida is made from fresh fibres, traceably sourced from sustainably managed northern forests. All of Metsä Board’s products are manufactured under the highest environmental and safety standards, and hold PEFC and FSC® chain of custody certification and FSC controlled wood status.

Carta Solida is recommended for:

  • cards and covers
  • IT, CD/DVD packs
  • folders
  • advertising and POS materials

 

Product specifications

 
 
Specification language
Features
Product nameCarta Solida
Product descriptionFully coated bleached paperboard with white back
MillMetsä Board Äänekoski, Metsä Board Husum
Product TypeCartonboards, Graphic boards
End useChocolate and confectionery, Foods, Healthcare, Beauty and men's care, Beverages, Consumer electronics, Graphic applications, Covers, Cards, Point-of-sales materials
Printing methodSheet-fed offset, Gravure, Flexo, Digital printing
Food contactEU Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, USFDA21CFR§176.170*, USFDA21CFR§176.180*
Paper profileCarta Solida (pdf)
* contact Metsa Board for details of restrictions and/or limitations
Open specification PDF

 

Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 185200225235250260270285295320350
Bending stiffness CD mNm 2.43.85.46.68.19.010.011.613.016.019.0
Bending stiffness MD mNm 5.27.811.013.516.518.420.223.326.332.538.0
Thickness mm 0.2600.3050.3550.3850.4150.4350.4550.4850.5050.5550.610
Moisture content % 6.87.07.07.27.57.77.77.88.18.38.5
Smoothness top μm 1.01.01.01.01.01.01.01.01.01.01.0
Brightness top % 9191919191919191919191
Brightness back % 8383838383838383838383
Colour CIELAB L* top  95.895.895.895.895.895.895.895.895.895.895.8
Colour CIELAB a* top  0.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.6
Colour CIELAB b* top  -1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0-1.0
Gloss % 4848484848484848484848
Off-flavour (Robinson test)  <1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1
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