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Printability Imerys talcs for improved printability of the finished paper

Talc is water repellant, chemically inert and organophilic. It is the softest mineral on the planet. These natural properties enhance the printability of the finished paper.

Offset printing

In matt and silk offset printing paper grades and paperboard, Imerys talcs:

  • Improve ink scuff resistance
  • Improve  ink gloss
  • Decrease print mottling
  • Improve print opacity

Rotogravure printing

In rotogravure printing, Imerys coating talcs:

  • Optimize ink transfer
  • Reduce missing dots
  • Improved image quality in the halftone area

We offer a full range technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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Paper & Board