Africa is a 100% cotton, book cloth cover material with a natural finish. This Italian made cloth has an FSC certified paper backing to promote adhesion on your hardcover book or luxury packaging. Africa is available in 18 beautiful colours and is very receptive to foil stamping and screen printing.
Manufacturer: Manifattura del Seveso
Alpha Goat® is a thermo-sensitive, non-woven cover material that offers a plush touch and leather-like look. The unique feel of PU combined with authentic textures in modern leather tones, makes it the designers’ choice for hardcover books, diaries, bibles, hang tags, luxury boxes, and multimedia packaging. Alpha Goat® is CPSIA and REACH 161 complaint, solvent and heavy-metal free, and passes all SGS requests, making it the designer’s choice for a sustainable, quality, synthetic leather covering material.
Impressionable, soft, and sooth, Alpha Skiver® brings luxury covering designs to a whole new level of appeal. Available in an extensive selection of contemporary colors and boasting an excellent surface for blind stamping, foil stamping, and heat burnishing, Skiver® is the modern designer’s choice for quality, synthetic leather covering options. Part of the Alpha series top-of-the-line PU cover material, its supple feel and matte, soft-touch finish lends itself to a wide range of stationery and book applications. Skiver® is CPSIA and REACH 161 compliant, contains no solvents or heavy metals, and passed all SGS requests, making it both sustainable and sophisticated— a top designers perfect solution.
Perfect for book covers and media packaging, Arrestox® is an aqueous-impregnated, 100% natural cotton cloth. The most recognized name in the industry, Arrestox cloth is extremely durable and performs well in a wide range of publishing and turned edge applications. It is exceptionally functional and accepts glue well. Because Arrestox is easy to decorate you can use the technique of your choice to create unique look and consumer appeal for book cover and packaging applications. Arrestox has excellent stain, mildew and crock resistance. It also has good water resistance, UV light resistance, scuff resistance, and good abrasion resistance.
Balmoral is a finely woven, starch filled coated book cloth that comes in a range of vibrant colors that is often used for covering high quality books, albums, boxes and stationery. This cover materials smooth coated finish offers an ideal platform for high quality foil decoration.
Hyflex is a latex reinforced heavy weight material, made with the unique Hyflex® construction designed to provide long life and withstand hard abuse. This design offers a highly flexible sheet, with significant strength and crack resistance. Hyflex® is made to be finished either on or off-line with aqueous or UV topcoats and is designed for many self-supported product applications.
6 mil thickness
Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 7 additional embossings
9 mil thickness
Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 5 additional embossings
12.3 mil thickness
Embossing: Smooth (Chrome) and 5 additional embossings
Kivar 2 Performa is a Latex reinforced specification grade material. It exceeds NASTA Type II non-woven specifications Class A through E. A rugged premium sheet, which exhibits outstanding image reproduction.
•Exceeds NASTA Type II non-woven specifications Class A through E for elementary/high school textbook usage.
•Choice of smooth Chrome finish or 7 embossed textures (Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel,Satique).
•Rugged premium sheet that exhibits outstanding image reproduction.
Kivar 3 Performa is an economical yet durable offset printable covering material that is latex reinforced making it extra stong, flexible and moisture resistant.
•Available in 14, 17 and 22 mil thickness
•Available in Chrome and 7 embossings: Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel, Satique
•Meets NASTA class AA and BB standards
•Excellent ink holdout
• Heavyweight for soft cover book or self supporting cover applications
Kivar 4-12 is a Northern Kraft based sheet with acrylic-coated surface for optimal print quality.
•Choice of smooth Chrome finish or 7 embossed textures (Antique, Cambric, Firenze, Homespun, Linenweave, Chisel, Satique)
•Excellent ink holdout
•Strong and flexible
•Superior print performance at an economical price
•Heavyweight for soft cover book or self supporting cover applications
•Meets NASTA class AA/BB standards
Linen-Set is an aqueous-coated cloth for offset and screen-printing (white litho cloth that has an aqueous acrylic coating). Because it accepts print exceptionally well, you can use Linen-Set cloth for any cover or specialty packaging application that requires both a lot of decoration and the look and feel of cloth.
Luminaire book cloth light-infused 100% natural cotton is coated with a pearlescent aqueous coating. This premium grade B fabric retains the look and feel of a woven fabric. New to the industry, Luminaire’s pearlescent glow is extremely unique. This cloth performs well in a wide range of packaging and specialty bookbinding applications. It is exceptionally functional and accepts glue well.
Because Luminaire cloth is easy to decorate, you can use the technique of your choice to create a unique look therefore increasing consumer appeal for both book cover and packaging applications.
Matador® is an eco-friendly soft-touch material that offers the lush lavish feel of imported PU without breaking your wallet. The silky matte finish entices your senses and leaves you wanting more. Matador® is a water-based, saturated paper engineered with design enhancing capabilities to allow customization using superior offset and screen printing, foil stamping, blind stamping, and embossing. Feel the difference with Matador®.
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.
Available in more than 80 colors and 100 embossings, RAINBOW® is the market leader for dyed-through, FSC® certified colored kraft paper. Under the umbrella of the RAINBOW® line of products, our front runner RAINBOW® 70 not only brings excitement and versatility to the design process, but also takes the lead for both its economical and ecological advantages. RAINBOW® 70 upholds the U.S. standard for endleaf and side panels on hardcover juvenile trade books, and also makes it a brilliant choice for box wraps, slipcase covers and liners. Whatever application you choose, RAINBOW® 70 is sure to impress with its natural appearance and flawless finish.
Rainbow® 80 Hemp is an 80#, 100% PCW (Post Consumer Waste) Kraft that maintains exceptional stamping and printing capabilities in a diverse and environmentally friendly cover material. Rainbow® 80 is well-known as the market leader in covering material for full cover, side, spine, and endleaf for hardcover books, and makes a fine packaging wrap for a variety of industries such as wine & spirits, fragrance, fashion, apparel, food, etc.
Rainbow® 80 makes the perfect canvas for screen printing, UV, and offset printing, or for decorating with blind or foil stamp. For optimal digital printing, custom Digital Black and Digital Opaque colors offer HP Indigo Certified options.
RAINBOW® 80# (Rainbow 80lb) is well-known as the market leader in covering material for full cover, side, spine, and endleaf for hardcover books, and makes a fine packaging wrap for a variety of industries such as wine & spirits, fragrance, fashion, apparel, food, etc. RAINBOW® 80 offers the same selection as RAINBOW® 70, but with the added thickness needed for a wider range of applications and printing capability. RAINBOW® 80# makes the perfect canvas for screen printing, UV, and offset printing, or for decorating with blind or foil stamp. For optimal digital printing, custom Digital Black and Digital Opaque colors offer HP Indigo Certified options.
Essex™ combines 80# dyed-through kraft colors with a subtle print and tactile cloth embossing, giving you a rich, linen-like covering material ideal for packaging, hardcover books, journals, slipcases and binders. This material has the same stamping and screen printing capability as natural cloth, but makes a great eco-friendly alternative for those looking for added value in a fully recyclable material.