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Optima E

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Optima E white offset litho cloth is a fully coated duck or oxford that is coated with an acrylic coating and calendered to provide a smooth finish that readily accepts printing. Optima E cloth is an extremely strong, durable material that is used when longevity, strength, and durability is needed. It conforms to the LBI Prebound Standards and meets ANSI L29.1-1977 standards for E grade material.

Specifically designed for offset printing, the acrylic coating on Optima E white offset litho cloth receives conventional and UV process inks, enabling the printed subject to show up with good clarity and detail.

If requirements call for a fully decorable, extremely durable material that meets library standards, Optima E cloth is the material of choice for your application.

Width, Weight and Thickness 54" standard
820 lbs per 1,000 linear yards
13 mils
Performance Characteristics Excellent crock resistance
Excellent stain and mildew resistance
Excellent water resistance
Excellent UV light resistance
Excellent scuff resistance
Excellent abrasion resistance
Colours white
Suggested Decorating Method Offset printing
Screen printing
Foil stamping
Applications/End Uses Book covering - reference
Library binding - Pre and post-binding
Mechanical Binding
Loose leaf - guide books
Gift/sample books
Other - menu cover
Standard Roll Size and Converting Info 80 linear yards (available from 50 yards)
Optima E may be sheeted or sheeted and squared with an additional charge if so desired.

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