Uncoated Paperboard, Laminated Board, Environmentally Smart Board

Uncoated Paperboard

The majority of Caraustar’s 100% recycled paperboard mills produce a broad range of uncoated grades to include:

  • Plain chip
  • Bending chip
  • Tube and core grades
  • White vat lined
  • Match Stem Board
  • Laminated or pasted grades
  • Colors – Pink, Suntan and many more
  • Specialty colors, colored top sheet board
  • Tan bending chip
  • FlexTan®
  • ES Cream®
  • ES Natural®
  • Kraftex®
  • Partition chip
  • Printer’s chip
  • Val-30
  • Low density board
  • High sized board

We are proud that all twelve of our paperboard mills are Forest Stewardship Certified (FSC®).

Markets Served

  • Advertising
  • Building Supply Products
  • Construction
  • Educational Materials
  • Food and Beverage
  • Gypsum Wallboard
  • Home and Office Products
  • Home Care Products
  • Home Furnishings and Decor
  • Industrial Packaging
  • Point of Purchase
  • Publishing Industry

Grades & Products

Chip Board

Caraustar Chip Board

Our Chip Board is multipurpose, non-bending 100% recycled paperboard (URB). It is a highly versatile board that is used in:

  • Bookbinding
  • Tablet backs
  • Furniture components
  • Slip, separator and tier sheets
  • Photo mats and backs
  • Package inserts and partitions
  • Temporary license plates
  • Rigid boxes
  • Point-of-purchase displays
  • Available in rolls or sheets
  • Filter Frame board
  • High pressure laminate board

Bending Chip Grades

Caraustar Bending Chip Grades

Bending chip is made from 100% recycled fiber, manufactured to withstand a 180° fold without cracking or separating. Applications include folding cartons and scored inserts. Available in rolls or sheets.


Tube and Core Board

Caraustar Tube and Core Board

100% recycled board designed for both convolute and spiral tube, can and core manufacturing. Our Ultra and Ultrex Series boards offer a wide array of ring crush and ZDT/Plybond strengths to support specific application requirements. Custom specifications available for moisture, water drop and high sizing.

Uncoated grades available at Caraustar Los Angeles

Grade(s):
UNCOATED Description Density Calipers Basis
Weight
Bending Chip The finest quality uncoated recycled boxboard with exceptional smoothness. Suitable for: Foil laminating, carry out food trays, automotive, hardware and industrial packaging. #2 Gauge / #2 Finish .016 to .028 65# to 103#
Uncoated Top Sheet Our lowest caliper grade uncoated paperboard can be custom dyed to meet your desired shade. Suitable for: Automotive, hardware, sporting goods and toys 4.0 0.009 36#
RAP-GR Uncoated recycled boxboard with a repulpable grease barrier that reflects our environmental values. Available in tan two sides and white back. Suitable for: Perishable bakery goods and pet food. #2 Gauge / #2 Finish .016 to .028 65# to 103#
Pink Cake Uncoated recycled boxboard with custom pink lined topside specifically for the bakery goods #2 Gauge / #2 Finish .016 to .028 65# to 103#

Roll Capabilities

Machine trim: 96"

Core sizes off the Papermachine: 3", 4", 8", 12"

Min/Max roll diameter off the Papermachine: 41" to 72"

Slit width variation off the Papermachine: +/- 1/32"

Sheet Capabilities

Min/Max. Length: 16 3/4 to 60"

Min/Max Width: 16 1/4" to 65"

Sheet length tolerance: +/- 1/32"

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