Can we create bright white office paper using less fresh pulp & less chemicals?

WE LOVE:

  • Superior white & bright paper…
  • …for prints with sharp contrast and crisp colors

BUT DID YOU KNOW:

  • Creating high levels of whiteness and/or brightness requires high amounts of optical brighteners …
  • … and is a delicate process…
  • …in which even small degradation in pulp quality can take whiteness and/or brightness targets out of reach

The Archroma Way to a Sustainable World: Safe, Efficient, Enhanced. It’s Our Nature.

  1. SAFE - IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and safe to touch and wear.

  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED – IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Your innovation is critical. Additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics give additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced

RADIANT FOUNDATION / A dependable system for office paper with consistent high brightness & whiteness even with lesser fresh pulp and reduced chemical load

Leucophor® ACK/AFCN

Wet-end OBA

  • Leucophor® ACK
    • ISEGA (BfR) approved
    • Urea free high strength disulphonated OBA
  • Leucophor AFCN®
    • ISEGA and FDA approved disulphonated OBA
    • High strength disulphonated OBA

Cartabond® TSI-NG

Surface strength agent

  • Borax free
  • Improves wet surface strength properties of coated and size press treated papers
  • Improves the printability of offset printing papers
  • Reacts quickly: the surface strengthening effect is already obtained at the end of the drying section
  • Has a temporary strengthening effect when the treated paper is fully immersed in water (easy recycling/repulping of broke)
  • Excellent way to reduce surface strength costs, when compared with commonly used UF and MF resins
  • Food contact compliant with dry and non-fatty foods

Cartawhite® XL

Wet-end & Coatings shading dye

  • Builds whiteness without destroying brightness
  • Enables OBA & Colorant reduction

Cartaren® violet BN 500

Wet-end & Coatings shading dye

  • High brightness
  • Can be diluted with water for easier dosing
  • High lightfastness

Leucophor® SZ/SZW

Wet-end and Size-press*

  • ISEGA and FDA approved
  • Universal application
  • Urea free tetrasulphonated OBA

* Size-press only in none cationic formulations

“SAFE”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT

  • REACH registered
  • Compliant with Blue Angel, EU Eco Flower & Nordic Swan
  • BfR food contact approved*
  • Urea-free*
  • REACH REGISTERED
  • BfR COMPLIANT
  • EU flower compliant
  • Nordic Swan Compliant
  • Blue Angel Compliant
  • Urea Free

* Depending on product selection

“EFFICIENT”: IT'S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

  • Cost optimization through reduction of optical brightener & colorants
  • Quick fixation enables high control in production
  • Maintains high fixation rate in soft water conditions
  • Up to 20% reduction in OBA *
  • Up to 50% reduction in shading colorants*
  • Chemical Usage -46%**
  • Resource Saving
  • Productivity Optimization
  • Cost Optimization

* compared to standard whitening system

** Based on Oneway calculation

“ENHANCED”: IT’S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE

  • Truer, cleaner white with improved contrast & printability resulting in a quality product
  • Highest level of whiteness and brightness
  • Increased end-product look & quality with high light and bleed fastness
  • Increased potential for compostability and recycling
  • Increased durability improves performance of release paper grades
  • Compatible with high recyclability rates
  • PLANET CONSCIOUS
  • Durability
  • RECYCLABLE
  • Whiteness
  • Brightness
  • Premium Quality

Main benefits in a nutshell

  • REACH registered
  • Compliant with Blue Angel, EU Eco Flower & Nordic Swan
  • BfR food contact approved*
  • Urea-free*
  • Cost optimization through reduction of optical brightener & colorants
  • Quick fixation enables high control in production
  • Maintains high fixation rate in soft water conditions
  • Up to 20% reduction in OBA *
  • Up to 50% reduction in shading colorants*
  • Truer, cleaner white with improved contrast & printability resulting in a quality product
  • Highest level of whiteness and brightness
  • Increased end-product look & quality with high light and bleed fastness
  • Increased potential for compostability and recycling
  • Increased durability improves performance of release paper grades
  • Compatible with high recyclability rates

*Depending on product selection

** Based on Oneway calculation

  1. SAFE – IT’S OUR NATURE TO PROTECT
    A solid core: Our deeply rooted goal to protect people and our planet.
    Safe to use, safe to release and safe to touch and wear.
  2. EFFICIENT – IT’S OUR NATURE TO RETHINK SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING
    Innovating application processes that minimize resources and maximize productivity, both in our and our customers’ manufacturing as well as by setting ourselves ambitious sustainability goals.
  3. ENHANCED - IT'S OUR NATURE TO ADD ANOTHER LEVEL OF VALUE
    Your innovation is critical. Additional effects, functionalities and aesthetics give additional value, helping consumers to achieve their goals, for a life enhanced.

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