LCL (Light Coloured Letter)


The grade to consist of 75% White Heavy Letter and 25% Coloured Heavy Letter per bale, the grade must be free from all coated papers such as Coloured Best Pam, Tear White shavings etc. Each bale must be sorted free of all plastic, polythene coated or laminates and must not contain any other contraries such as wet strength or ‘stickies’ such as latex. The N.C.R content must be limited to the normal average found in Coloured Heavy Letter/White Heavy Letter and pure N.C.R must not be used to make up a bale.

Deep dyed or blanket printed materials must be kept to a minimum (1%), cheques or cheque waste are not acceptable and the mechanical fibre must not exceed 1%

Moisture levels permitted vary between 10% – 12% and the minimum amount of wires required is three per bale, however this may vary depending on the mill being supplied Please be aware of any non-paper components or any foreign matter in the recovered paper and board which, during processing, may cause damage to paper machines or interruptions to paper production or may reduce the value of the finished product e.g. metal, plastic, glass, textiles, wood, sand, building materials etc.