BIRKAN S.C. 800 ground

A genuine allrounder

Few blankets offer such a broad application range: BIRKAN S.C. 800 ground is being used successfully in a variety of offset applications.

"S.C." stands for "Super Compressible": A thick microsphere compressible layer allows good smash recovery and increases the blanket‘s durability.

The robust carcass construction allows little risk of delamination or cracking at the cylinder bevel. Its all-cotton fabrics minimize stretch and ensure the stability of the blanket, which results in good sheet register and absence of dot doubling.

The micro ground surface, a special blend of nitrile and polysulphide rubbers, is designed to give excellent ink transfer and sharp half tones over a wide range of printing pressures. It resists most UV drying inks and washes and offers also very good paper release properties (QR effect).

BIRKAN S. C. 800 is compatible with a wide range of paper weights.

Blanket S.C. 800 ground

At a glance

Application Range:
Sheetfed •  Carton printing • Metal Printing • Forms Printing • Coldset
Compatibility with:
Conventional inks • most UV curing inks
Main features:
Excellent ink transfer • good smash recovery • excellent QR effect • good sheet register • high durability
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Technical Data:
Ref. No. 010710 (1.70 mm)
010715 (1.95 mm)
Thickness 1.70 mm / 1.95 mm
Colour turquoise
Construction 3-ply, compressible
Surface micro-ground, 0.7 µm (Ra)
Total Hardness 76° Shore A
Micro Hardness 68° Shore A
Compressibility appr. 6.5% @ 100 N/cm²
Elongation <0.70% @ 10 N/mm
Tensile Strength >60 N/mm