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A5 Cairn Eco Kraft Recycled 280gsm Card

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Introducing our A5 Eco Kraft Recycled 280gsm Card, a sustainable and versatile choice for your creative projects. Crafted from environmentally friendly materials, this A5 card combines a rustic kraft texture with a substantial 280gsm weight, providing a sturdy and eco-conscious canvas for your creations.

Product Features:

  • Sustainable Craftsmanship: Our A5 Eco Kraft Recycled Card embraces sustainability. Made from recycled materials, this card supports eco-friendly practices while offering a distinctive kraft texture.
  • Optimal A5 Size: Designed in the standard A5 size, this card gives you ample space to express your creativity. Whether you’re designing cards, invitations, or crafting, this card offers versatility for various projects.
  • Rustic Kraft Texture: The kraft texture adds character and charm to your projects, creating a natural and authentic feel that’s perfect for rustic and earthy-themed designs.
  • Sturdy 280gsm Weight: With a substantial 280gsm weight, this card exudes durability and provides a reliable foundation for your creative endeavors.
  • Ideal for Various Uses: Whether you’re crafting invitations, embellishments, or heartfelt messages, our A5 Eco Kraft Recycled Card adapts seamlessly to your creative needs.
  • Eco-Conscious Choice: By using this recycled card, you’re making a positive impact on the environment while adding a unique touch to your creations.

Elevate your creative projects with our A5 Eco Kraft Recycled 280gsm Card. Its eco-friendly nature, rustic charm, and sturdy quality make it an exceptional choice for expressing your creativity while making a responsible choice for the planet. Choose our recycled card today and infuse your projects with both style and sustainability.

The Cairn Eco range is uncoated and traditionally engine sized, not surfaced sized. The sheet will, to the touch, appear soft and does not have the stiffness characteristics of conventional papers.

The unique nature of the product means that certain factors need to be taken into account to achieve best results:

Design – It is important to take into account the characteristics of the paper, its surface roughness, high absorbency and of course shade. Images requiring heavily superimposed colour should be avoided. Attention at the pre-press stage will improve results; not too fine a screen size, 130 lpi or less and under colour removal technology is certainly recommended if heavy ink coverage is unavoidable.

Printability – It is always recommended that when setting up the job, the degree of two-sidedness be established. This may indicate a preferred side up for the first pass. It is an open sheet and will tend to deposit more debris onto the blankets than conventional sheets and the degree will vary between top and wire side. This is particularly so with the Cairn Straw, where some of the natural chaff contained in the sheet may become detached. Choice of inks is important. By far the best inks to use on this grade are laser inks; if not then certainly cobalt driers in the standard inks are recommended. Low tack inks should reduce picking. It is also possible to seal the surface with an emulsion or transparent ink prior to applying other colours.

Runnability  – With regard to feeding and passage through the press, this grade performs very well, but attention should be paid to any debris built up on the blankets. The use of a ‘scavenger blanket’ on the first press unit can help to reduce this. Regular inspection of the blanket for build up of debris is recommended.

Extra wash-up will usually be required, subject of course to the substrate (paper) in hand. Avoid over dampening with fount solution as this may affect the paper’s dimensional stability.

Additional information



Paper Size


Size (mm)

148.5 x 210

Size (cm)

14.85 x 21.0

Size (inches)

5.8 x 8.3

Double Sided









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Product Colour Variations
Please note; our commitment to sustainability may result in slight variations in colour shades with our products. Due to their nature, colours can vary slightly from batch to batch. The colours you see on screen can depend on your screen colour set up, and also certain computers that have light detection. We strongly suggest to request a sample from us, which is completely free. However, we offer a full 30 day money back guarantee on all of our standard stock products if you are not completely happy. You can find out more here.

Envelope Flap Variations
We take pride in using eco-friendly processes in the manufacture of our envelopes. Please be aware that some envelopes might have slight variations in flap design from the product photos. This is due to our continuous effort to reduce waste and use available resources responsibly. This doesn’t compromise their functionality or quality.

Peel & Seal Designs
Some of the designs on our peel & seal envelopes can vary. This relates to the branding printed on the inside of the envelope (if any) and also the branding on the peel & seal strip. This doesn’t compromise their functionality or quality.