Sapphire CARAT

Our CARAT blanket for the highest standards in sheet-fed offset

Sapphire CARAT

  • Low dot gain
  • Best contrast values
  • Outstanding results in solid and half-tone printing
Specification / Technical data
Colour Sapphire blue
Identification Brown thread woven in travel direction, PHOENIX marking with article and batch number
Art. no. / Thickness
(Tol. ± 0.0008″ / 0.02 mm)
Art. 366: 0.077″ / 1.96 mm
Elongation at 500 N / 50 mm ≤ 1.2 %
Compressibility at 1,350 kPa approx. 9 %
Tensile strength ≥ 4,000 N / 50 mm
Thickness reduction due to tensioning and setting ≤ 2 %
Hardness total approx. 78 Shore A
Surface rubber approx. 58 Shore A
Roughness RZ 5 μm (fineground)
Roughness RA 0.6 μm
Applications Sapphire CARAT