Norske Skog – Paper producer

Improved newsprint: NorX

NorX is an improved newsprint available on reels for heatset web offset (HSWO) printing. It is often used for the printing of brochures, advertising leaflets and catalogues.

NorX: product benefits

High bulk – perfect for the retailers’ needs

Low basis weights

Suitable for all HSWO presses

Technical information

Printing method

Heatset web offset


Fogra 42L.txt (PSO_SNP_paper_eci.icc / ISO12647-3:2015)

Raw material

100% recycled fibres

Reel width

From 385 to 2860 mm (< 385 mm only on request)

Reel diameter

From 1060 to 1500 mm


76 mm and 150 mm

Storage and handling

Humidity in the storage area: 50%.

Temperature in the storage area: between 19 and 23°C.

In case of non-air conditionned storage area, a stabilisation period of 48 hours is required in the print room.

Please open the protective wrapping just before using the reel.

Technical characteristics

Grammageg/m2ISO 5363638*40424548,8*
ThicknessµmISO 534414446485256
Densitykg/m²ISO 534870870870870870870
Bulkcm3/gISO 5341,151,151,151,151,151,15
Roughness (PPS 1Mpa)µmISO 8791-42,82,82,82,82,82,8
Brightness, ISO C/2″%ISO 2470575757575757
Opacity%ISO 2471919292,593,594,595,5
L* C/2″ISO 563181,881,881,881,881,881,8
a* C/2″ISO 5631-1,1-1,1-1,1-1,1-1,1-1,1
b* C/2″ISO 56315,35,35,35,35,35,3

Indicative values subject to production variations
*Only on request

Sample request

Unprinted samples (A4)

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