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Carta Dedica Fine

Purity and safety to go

Carta Dedica Fine -  clay-coated food service board

Carta Dedica Fine is a coated food service board, available in a basis weight range of 205-365 g/m², suitable for offset, flexo and gravure printing.

Carta Dedica Fine has excellent printability provided by a clay coating, ensuring that colours and designs are reproduced accurately. Carta Dedica Fine has reliable performance on the press and good formability into paper cups, trays or bowls.

Carta Dedica Fine can be used as it comes, or with an extrusion or dispersion coating for additional barrier properties. It is hard-sized to prevent edge penetration by moisture.

Combined safety and sustainability

Carta Dedica Fine uses raw materials that are traceable, safe and approved for food contact. It is made from fresh fibres, 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 Dedica Fine board is recommended for:

  • paper cups for cold drinks
  • paper bowls and trays

Product specifications

Specification language
Product nameCarta Dedica Fine
Product descriptionFood service board, top coated, hard sized, OBA free
Printing methodOffset, Flexo, Gravure
End usePaper cups for cold drinks, Paper bowls and trays
Food contactEU Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, GB9685, GB11680, USFDA21CFR§176.170*, USFDA21CFR§176.180*
MillMetsä Board Husum
Paper profileCarta Dedica Fine (pdf)
* contact Metsa Board for details of restrictions and/or limitations
Open specification PDF


Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 205220235255265280305330365
Thickness mm 0.2650.2850.3200.3450.3700.3900.4300.4700.520
Bending stiffness CD mNm
Bending stiffness MD mNm 7.48.711.114.016.318.223.227.833.3
Moisture content %
Smoothness top  <1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4
Brightness top % 838383838383838383
Water absorption top g/m² ≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40
Water absorption middle, back g/m² ≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50
Stretch CD %
Off-flavour (Robinson test)  <1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1

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