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100%  Performance Guaranteed

These papers have undergone rigorous testing by Xerox® MCTC (Xerox® Media & Consumables Testing Center).

For a given Xerox® printer or digital press, any paper or print media that is rated G on the Xerox®-certified Media Compatibility Matrix (MCM) and/or featured on the Recommended Medial List (RML)  will give optimum performance.  

This is how Antalis can offer 100% Performance Guaranteed.


Xerox® testing processes for paper and print media are unique
With the combined knowledge of papermaking and digital printing processes, Xerox® engineers are able to ensure products are not only made to the right aesthetic properties but also have the necessary structural characteristics to function perfectly in customers’ printing equipment. Certification is not only related to specific paper or print media mills, but to particular paper machines and coaters and even defined parts of production.

Listing on the RML and /or rating G on the MCM can only be sanctioned after very successful results to the following steps:

> Paper and print media specifications
Each recommended grade has physical property specifications which must be respected. These include grammage, thickness, stiffness, formation, smoothness, whiteness, shade opacity and moisture content. These not only define the look and feel but can also affect the runnability and print quality.
> Paper and print media structure
Looking further beyond these physical properties, Xerox® engineers look at the sheet structure in fine detail, including paper fibre types used, fibre orientation /alignment, filler composition, surface strength, reactivity to differing moisture content, conductivity/charging characteristics and curl behaviour. All these properties can directly affect the runnability in Xerox and other digital printing processes They need to be optimised to guarantee consistent feeding out of the paper trays, no jamming through the machine, clean running without contamination and service issues, desired print image quality and flat sheets with minimum curl at the output of the printer.
> Intensive testing and mill inspection
Xerox® media technicians, working with both the paper mills and Xerox printer hardware teams, can bridge the gap between papermaking and the requirements of the various printer models. Sound statistical sampling and testing is performed, with large quantities of product tested in Xerox® printers to ensure confidence and repeatability. Typically this will involve 3 separate qualification trials which need to be passed. Xerox® engineers also assess production plants quality control processes to check all the necessary monitoring and measuring procedures are in place to maintain high quality and consistency.
> Testing results
The result of all these processes is high quality media products, giving satisfaction to the printer operators, equipment service departments and final customers, every time. This allow Antalis to confidently offer a  100% Performance Guaranteed for products included in the RML and /or rated G in the MCM.
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