MKD Astir-Pak™ C1S with PE Coating

Astir-Pak™ C1S with PE is a high-yield board with custom barrier coating. The PE coating is available from 0.5-1.0 mil thickness in either a gloss or matte finish. One-sided and two-sided PE coating are available. When choosing a PE coated product it is vital that the lamination and treatment process is adjusted to the specific board quality.  Astir-Pak™ C1S has been carefully studied for this process. Astir-Pak™ C1S neutral whiteness will blend in while your product packaging stands out.

Astir-Pak™ C1S with PE was originally created in response to the many printers who have relied on our Astir-Pak™ C1S board. It is the result of a takeout boxeslong collaboration with our clients and our mills. Astir-Pak™ C1S with PE is now widely used for takeout boxes, branded packaged food, and food trays. Our ability to combine a higher yield grade, smoother surface, high stiffness, excellent folding properties, all with the ability to preserve your client’s perishable products.

We provide our customers with over 30 years of experience, our longstanding relationships with international mills, and family values. Our customer’s needs come first. MKD is more to our customers than a supply chain solution. We are also a substrates solution. We continue to work with our mills to find innovative new ways to bring packaging solutions to our clients. We have even created custom board grades from the ground up to ensure that our board meets the most demanding standards of our clients.

Carrolcote + PE

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. Our cultivated customer support team is here to help with any creative or technical needs you or your clients may have. We would love to discuss your usage, requirements or projects with you and find cost saving solutions that will still give your food grades a visual appeal factor while protecting the product.

Astir-Pak™ C1S + PE

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Caliper + 1-Side PE (0.5 mil) PT 14.3 15.6 17 18.6 20.5 22.5 25.2
Basis Weight bs. size 24×36 141.3 153.6 162.8 175.11 190.5 202.8 215
Lbs/MSF 47.1 51.2 54.27 58.37 63.5 67.6 71.67
Brightness ISO % 86 86 86 86 86 86 86
Stiffness MD Taber 15 mNm 9.48 12.6 15.8 20.9 29.3 32.2 40
Stiffness CD Taber 15 mNm 5.32 7.1 8.3 10.8 15.2 17.8 24.5


  • Astir-Pak™ C1S is a super high-yield C1S board with PE coating that is designed for food packaging.
  • Available in matte and gloss PE coatings.
  • Available in 0.5 to 1 mil PE thickness.

  • Takeout boxes
  • Deli and bakery boxes
  • Food trays
  • Popcorn tubs
  • Fried food containers
  • Frozen food containers

  • US FDA 21 CFR 176.170 for Food Contact
  • REACH Compliant from SVHC Heavy Metals
  • ROHS Directive 2011/65/EU Compliant
  • CPSIA Heavy Metal Compliant
  • MSDS Sheet (Material Safety)
  • DMF (Dimethyl fumarate)