Coating Pigments for Paper and Board

As a global supplier of Calcium Carbonate coating pigments, we are committed to tuning your paper and board surface properties to your specific needs and ensuring the best printing and converting results.

Gloss
As a key characteristic of coated paper and board, gloss is obtained by careful selection of minerals and thoughtful formulation of the coating color. Our offering comprises Calcium Carbonate pigments that address all gloss requirements of coated grades.

Broad Choice for Tailored Surface Properties and Best Results in Printing and Converting

A wide range of coating pigments and complementary products are available to meet all requirements for gloss, coverage, brightness, and absorption. Our specialists have extensive experience to support you in selecting and implementing the best products for your needs.
Calcium Carbonate Coating Pigments for Paper and Board
Hydrocarb
High brightness Ground Calcium Carbonate products with global availability.
Omyalite
An alternative for good coverage potential at moderate brightness levels.
Covercarb
The best opacifying power combined with excellent printing performance.
Econocarb
Well balanced coverage and gloss properties at reasonable cost.
To find out about specific grades available and for further technical information, please ask your local sales representative or contact us.
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Coverage
The opacifying power of selected pigments drives coating layer coverage and directly translates to a uniform appearance. One of the most obvious properties of paper and board. The best coverage performance is achieved with the specially designed pigments in the Omya coating pigment portfolio.
Absorption
High-speed printing operations generally demand well-defined absorption properties that require specific coating layer pore geometries. Our broad range of coating pigments combined with comprehensive know-how is at your disposal to support you in achieving the best results.
Brightness
Coating pigments have an essential influence on the brightness of the final paper and board grade. You can select the appropriate product to achieve the result you desire. When you combine brightness characteristics with the coverage effects of the specific product selected, the most advantageous results can be obtained.
Setacarb
High glossing and smoothness, specifically suited for multilayer coatings.
In addition to our wide range of Calcium Carbonate products, Omya offers a selection of complementary products for the manufacturing of coating pigments from leading suppliers of specialty chemicals:
  • Coating clays
  • Calcined clays
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Rheology modifiers
  • Dispersing agents
  • Polyvinyl alcohols
  • Surfactants

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BARRIER COATINGS

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