Archival Papers & Boards

Museum-quality cotton and high-alpha fiber substrates for matboard. Printing, packaging, protecting, and conserving fine art, photographs and documents. Known for consistency, superior formation, and stiffness, Monadnock archival papers are trusted to present, frame, and preserve the artwork for generations.

Museum-grade archival papers for the art community. Ideal for preservation and conservation: ground wood-free, lightfast per the Standard PAT and Color-PAT (Photo Activity Test), calcium carbonate (CaCO3) buffered, and alkaline pH.

 

  • Archival Board Facing and Mounting Backing Papers: 100% cotton and high-alpha wood fiber papers are available. Facing and Backing papers may be laminated to paperboard or foam board.
  • Archival Mat and Mounting Board: high-alpha wood fiber and 100% cotton fiber papers are available. Board may be laminated up to 8-plies in sizes up to 48 x 96″.
  • Barrier Papers: acid-free stocks for protection of artworks and delicate materials such as textiles.
  • Archival Liner Board and Mediums: for composite structured boxes.
  • Printing & Envelope Papers: fine cotton stocks for stationery and envelopes.

Product Specifications

Archival Cotton

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Basis Weight Caliper Color Smoothness FS Fiber
lb/3000f² GSM mils L a b Sheffield
9400-110 104 169 11.0 97.0 0.1 4.1 350 Cotton
9400-202 191 311 20.0 97.0 0.1 4.1 375 Cotton

 

Facing Paper Alkaline

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Basis Weight Caliper Color Smoothness FS Fiber
lb/3000f² GSM mils L a b Sheffield
7682-130 123 200 12.3 95.5 1.1 7.6 320 Wood Fiber

 

Conservation Board

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Basis Weight Caliper Color Smoothness FS Fiber
lb/3000f² GSM mils L a b Sheffield
7694-146 135 220 12.5 97.3 -0.2 4.9 315 Wood Fiber

 

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Eco-Benefits

 Made with the environment in mind, our archival facing/backing papers are manufactured carbon neutral (VERs) and we use 100 percent renewable Green-e certified wind powered electricity (RECs) under a third-party certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

All Monadnock technical/specialty papers may be manufactured to meet Forest Stewardship Council chain-of-custody standards upon request.

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