Cocoon Technical Information

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Printing and handling guidelines

> Set-up
Store at room temperature (17-23°C), at a relative humidity of 50%, from 24 to 48 hours before use.
Unwrap the paper only at the last moment before printing and rewrap it immediately after the print run.

For re-cutting:
- keep the paper fibre direction (// to the large size) perpendicular to the printing direction.   
- For grammages > 135 g/m², plan a rejection cut.

> Pre-Press
For litho printing:
• Large printed surface :
   under colour-removal recommended.

• Intense full colours :
- for black colour, blue support (40%) 
   recommended or two black sequences.
- for other colours, 1 or several colour support(s).

> Printing
Printing techniques:
• Offset: Cold set web offset, heat set web offset,
   sheet fed offset. All inks suitable for uncoated


> Finishing
Finishing techniques:

• Offset: foil blocking, blind
   embossing, all varnishing.

> Shaping
Suitable for perforating, drilling, die cutting.
• Folding: parallel to the paper fibre direction
   (// to the large size).

• Scoring : from 150 g/m², scoring with 
   counterpart; from 200 g/m², larger scoring
   needed on the back of the fold.

• Cutting : Ensure that the blade of the guillotine
   is sharp enough in order to avoid dust deposits.

> Storage
Protect the paper against any risk of moisture during the storage period