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Eska®board
Eska®board

Eska®board

A three-layer laminated solid board, made of 100% recovered paper. Lays flat, stays flat.

Our solid board comes with a clear promise - it lays flat and stays flat; even when it has been processed into end products. We achieve this by using our own lining paper, monitoring the production process properly and producing under the correct humidity levels. Flat is flat with Eska®board.

Easy to process

Eska®board has been developed and produced for high speed production machines and shows exellent runability. 

Eska®board is applied in

  • Hardback books
  • Lever arch files
  • Ring binders
  • Albums
  • Note books
  • Puzzles & board games
  • Displays and showcards
  • Luxury packaging

Quality characteristics

  • High rigidity
  • Lays flat and stays flat
  • Even surface
  • Optimum runability
  • Easy to cut, die cut, crease, score, gouge, mill, punch, drill and emboss/deboss

Calipers

Eska®board is available in calipers from 1.00 mm (0.040") up to and including 4.00 mm (0.157").

Sizes

  • Large sheets are available in any size from 500 x 500 mm (19 11/16 x 19 11/16") to 1200 x 1600 mm (47 1/4 x 63").
    larger sizes on request
  • Rotary cut sizes are available in any size from 100 x 150 mm (3 15/16 x 5 29/32) to 480 x 1370 mm (18 29/32 x 53 15/16").
  • Die cut sizes and shapes on request

The anatomy of Eska®board

Grey liner made from 100% recycled fibres

greyboard made from 100% recycled fibres

Grey liner made from 100% recycled fibres

Technical specifications (indication)

Product Caliper According to
ISO 534
Grammage According to
ISO 536
Dynamic stiffness According to
ISO 5629
Bursting Strength According to
ISO 2759
COBB60 According to
ISO 535
 Eska®board mm / inches * gsm MDmNm CDmNm topkPa bottomkPa max topg/m²/60sec max bottomg/m²/60sec
Unlined 1.00 / 0.040" 630 170 90 540 540
Lined 1.25 / 0.050" 790 500 210 845 845
1.40 / 0.054" 880 660 290 885 885
1.50 / 0.060" 945 785 350 920 920
1.75 / 0.070" 1105 1175 530 1005 1005
1.90 / 0.075" 1195 1450 665 1060 1060
2.00 / 0.080" 1260 1655 765 1100 1100
2.10 / 0.085" 1325 1880 875 1145 1145
2.25 / 0.088" 1420 2240 1060 1210 1210
2.40 / 0.095" 1510 2635 1265 1285 1285
2.50 / 0.098" 1575 2920 1415 1335 1335
2.75 / 0.110" 1735 3700 1835 1470 1470
3.00 / 0.120" 1890 4575 2330 1615 1615
3.25 / 0.130" 2050 5900 2860 1800 1800
3.50 / 0.138" 2205 7230 3525 2000 2000
3.75 / 0.145" 2365 8270 3950 2085 2085
4.00 / 0.157" 2520 9810 4900 2240 2240

* Eskaboard is produced in mm; the inches in the list are not exact conversions of the calipers in mm,  but the closest US equivalent.

Specifications Units Tolerances Test methods
Caliper See above mm < 1.5 mm
> = 1.5 mm
+/- 0.05 mm (pallet average)
+/- 3% (pallet average)
ISO 534
Size mm Sheets
Rotary cut
Die cut
+/- 1 mm
+/- 0.25 mm
+/- 0.2 mm
Flatness 0 % Convex

Concave

S-shape


CD max. 1.5%
MD max. 1.0%
CD max. 1.0%
MD max. 1.0%
CD - sheets < 1 m. max. 3 mm
- sheets > 1 m. max. 5 mm
MD max. 3 mm
Eska
Moisture content Eska®board 7.0% abs. % -1.5 % / +1.0% (pallet average) ISO 287

Product certificates

  • FSC® recycled (CU-COC-809179)
  • PEFC recycled (CU-PEFC-809179)
  • Umweltzeichen (Blaue Engel)
  • DIN EN 71, part 3 (safety and toys)
  • Foodstuffs and Consumer Goods Act