Somerset Enhanced Velvet 44" x 10m 255gsm inkjet paper for fine art photography and fine art reproduction.
St Cuthberts Mill enhanced their traditional printmaking paper Somerset with a special ink receptive coating to create the beautiful and revolutionary Somerset Enhanced fine art inkjet paper. This is the original, and what quickly became the benchmark of this class of high quality inkjet paper.
Somerset Enhanced is made from 100% cotton, to give a sheet made with one of the purest forms of cellulose. Mould made using traditional methods; this exquisite paper has a high whiteness without unnecessary use of optical brightening agents (OBA). An archival grade paper buffered with calcium carbonate to combat acid attack finished prints may encounter from air pollution. Prints have excellent tonal separation throughout the range, minimal ink spread and are almost instantly touch dry. Somerset Enhanced is excellent for fine art photography and fine art reproduction.
Material: - 100% Cotton
Whitness: - 96.9% (TAPPI Method)
Paper colour: - Radiant White
pH value: - 7 - 9
Mould made traditional artist paper
• 100% Cotton
• Natural woollen felt textured
• Calcium carbonate buffered
• Acid free & archival
Printer CompatibilitySpecially engineered for inkjet printing. Suitable for use with most photo quality inkjet printers. For fade resistant prints pigment inks are recommended such as Epson Ultrachrome and Ultrachrome K3 inks. Blue Wool Scale in excess of 6 achieved using pigment inks.
Reliable QualityRigorous quality control checks are routinely carried out during every making to ensure the paper is made to the highest standard. Somerset Enhanced is Fine Art Trade Guild approved in 255g/m≤.
St Cuthberts Millís quality is regulated by ISO9001:2000.
HandlingHandle the paper only by the edges and avoid touching the coated surface. Do not expose the paper to extremes of temperature, humidity, harsh chemicals or adhesives. Ensure prints are thoroughly air dried before storage.
Award Winning Paper
Somerset Enhanced has won awards from the BIPP (British Institute of Professional Photography), as well as 'Best Buy' and 'Highly Recommended' awards from the UK's leading Pro/Am magazines, namely Practical Photography and Digital Photo respectively.