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Tako CX White S

Optimal performance for cigarette packaging

Tako CX White S – fully coated paperboard Tako CX White S is a fully coated paperboard with coated back, available in a basis weight range of 215-240 g/m² and suitable for gravure, offset and flexo printing.

Tako CX White S is a stiff cigarette packaging grade designed for premium cigarette brands. It features high brightness on both top and reverse sides, and its topside coating provides a base for achieving excellent printing results. The high stiffness of Tako CX White S ensures faultless runnability at high conversion and packing speeds. All this is achieved with a lightweight construction that allows lower basis weights to be used without compromising strength and performance.

Tako CX White S 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.

Tako CX White S is recommended for cigarette packaging:

  • cigarette flip-tops
  • inner frames
  • outers
  • round corner, bevel edge and other novel cigarette package designs

Product specifications

Specification language
Product nameTako CX White S
Product descriptionFully coated paperboard with coated back, top and back coating contains OBA
Product TypeCartonboards
End useCigarettes
Printing methodGravure, Sheet-fed offset, Flexo
MillMetsä Board Tako, Metsä Board Kyro, Metsä Board Äänekoski
Paper profileTako CX White S (pdf)
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Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 215225240
Bending stiffness CD mNm
Bending stiffness MD mNm
Thickness mm 0.3050.3150.350
Moisture content %
Smoothness top μm
Brightness top % 919191
Brightness back % 868686
Colour CIELAB L* top  95.595.595.5
Colour CIELAB a* top
Colour CIELAB b* top  -1.5-1.5-1.5
Gloss % 484848