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Clay Coated Kraft Back (CCK)

Clay Coated Kraft Back (CCK) Paper is a recyclable kraft paperboard material featuring a white clay coated front side for high quality printing and a natural brown color on the back side. It is popular for its moisture and tear resistance and is commonly used for packaging take-out food, frozen food and beverages.

  • Eco-friendly
  • Moisture and tear-resistant
  • Ideal for printing logos and artwork design


Clay Coated Kraft Back (CCK) paper is a recyclable paperboard material featuring a white clay coating on the front side for smoother printing, and a natural brown back side. The top clay coating is a semi-gloss finish and offers better dimensional stability and durability for for packaging take-out food, frozen food, beverages, appliances and tools. The clay coating creates a smooth surface making it ideal for high quality printing of logos, artwork designs and text.

Cardboard Thickness

kraft paper weight chart

Paperboard Thickness and Grammage Conversion Table

Basestock Properties (Units) Nominal Basis Weight (GSM) Caliper (Inches) Thickness (Microns) Commonly Used For
12pt 250gsm 0.012” 305μ Bags
14pt 275gsm 0.014” 356μ Takeout Boxes, Cups
16pt 300gsm 0.016” 406μ Heavy duty bags, Takeout Box
18pt 350gsm 0.018” 456μ All box packaging
24pt 400gsm 0.024” 610μ Heavy duty boxes
28pt 527gsm 0.028” 710μ Very heavy duty boxes