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Velin BFK Rives®

Made at the ARCHES® paper mill

Like the Velin d’ARCHES® paper, this paper is recommended for art publishing, prints, … drawing. It has smoother surface and finer grain, and is available in a more varied range of colours.

  • Composition: 100% cotton – Made on a cylinder mould
  • Grammages: 115, 175, 180, 250, 270, 280 and 300 gsm
  • Texture: light fine grain with a smooth surface
  • Colours: white, natural, cream, cream-white, grey, tan and black
  • Edges (sheet): 4 deckle edges
  • Watermark (sheet): “BFK Rives® France ∞”
  • Format: sheet, roll and reel
  • Conservation: with alkaline reserve, acid-free, no optical brightening agents (permanent in accordance with ISO 9706)
  • Uses: lithography, intaglio engraving, letterpress, screen-printing, blind embossing, gold tooling, linocut, gravure process, calligraphy… drawing
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The Velin BFK Rives® papers

Made to measure: ARCHES® customises your paper: you choose the format, quality, grammage, colour ... and the watermark (conditions available on request)

Sheets

Colour Grammage g/m² / gsm - lb Texture Sheet size cm / m - in / yd
Colour Grammage g/m² / gsm - lb Texture Sheet size cm / m - in / yd
Cream-white 115 Lightweight Cold pressed 66 x 48.2 cm - 19 x 26 in
Cream-white 115 Lightweight Cold pressed 66 x 101.6 cm - 26 x 40 in
Cream 115 Lightweight Cold pressed 66 x 48.2 cm - 19 x 26 in
Cream 115 Lightweight Cold pressed 66 x 101.6 cm - 26 x 40 in
Cream-white 175 Heavyweight Cold pressed 66 x 48.2 cm - 19 x 26 in
Cream-white 175 Heavyweight Cold pressed 66 x 101.6 cm - 26 x 40 in
Cream 175 Heavyweight Cold pressed 66 x 48.2 cm - 19 x 26 in
Cream 175 Heavyweight Cold pressed 66 x 101.6 cm - 26 x 40 in
White 180 - 110 Cold pressed 65 x 50 cm - 19.5 x 25.5 in
White 210 Cold pressed 65 x 50 cm - 19.5 x 25.5 in
White 250 Cold pressed 56 x 76 cm - 22 x 30 in
White 250 Cold pressed 65 x 50 cm - 19.5 x 25.5 in
White 270 Cold pressed 90 x 63 cm - 35.4 x 24.8 in
White 270 Cold pressed 105 x 75 cm - 29.5 x 41 in
White 280 - 134 Cold pressed 55.9 x 76.2 cm - 22 x 30 in
White 280 - 134 Cold pressed 111.8 x 76.2 cm - 44 x 30 in
White 300 - 140 Cold pressed 120 x 80 cm - 47.2 x 31.5 in
White 400 Cold pressed 56 x 76 cm - 22 x 30 in
Extra white 250 Cold pressed 56 x 76 cm - 22 x 30 in
Natural white 280 - 134 Cold pressed 56 x 76 cm - 22 x 30 in
Cream 280 - 134 Cold pressed 55.9 x 76.2 cm - 22 x 30 in
Cream 280 - 134 Cold pressed 111.8 x 76.2 cm - 44 x 30 in
Grey 280 - 134 Cold pressed 55.9 x 76.2 cm - 22 x 30 in
Grey 280 - 134 Cold pressed 111.8 x 76.2 cm - 44 x 30 in
Tan 280 - 134 Cold pressed 55.9 x 76.2 cm - 22 x 30 in
Tan 280 - 134 Cold pressed 111.8 x 76.2 cm - 44 x 30 in
Black 280 - 134 Cold pressed 55.9 x 76.2 cm - 22 x 30 in

Rolls

Colour Grammage g/m² / gsm - lb Texture Sheet size cm / m - in / yd
White 300 - 140 Cold pressed 106.7 cm x 9.14 m - 42 in x 10 yd
White 300 - 140 Cold pressed 106.7 cm x 18.30 m - 42 in x 20 yd

Reels

Colour Grammage g/m² / gsm - lb Texture Sheet size cm / m - in / yd
White 300 - 140 Cold pressed 106.7 cm x 91.40 m - 42 in x 100 yd