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Opus Digital ¿ the 21st century workhorse.

Opus DX brings the future of digital printing to the here and now. A new entry in coated digital paper, Opus DX is the game-changing cross platform digital cut sheet. Printing on both dry and liquid toner digital presses is now possible with the addition of this dual-purpose sheet. The strong reputation of the Opus family grows even stronger with the launch of Opus DX.

Like Nothing You've Seen

Sappi has developed a sheet that combines versatility with quality, taking cross-platform printing to a whole new level. Certified on HP Indigo, qualified on Kodak NexPress, suitable for Xerox iGen 3, iGen 4 and other production color digital presses such as Canon, Ricoh, and Konica BizHub. Reduce your working capital by having just one digital cut sheet on your floor that will exceed all of your digital printing needs!


Opus DX offers a wide range of basis weights, finishes and printer certifications: from 80lb text to 120lb cover, true Dull and true Gloss, extensive stocking sizes, and a brilliant 92 brightness. Bundling across web, folio, digital cut and inkjet has never been such an optic cinch.

Experience the Difference

Opus DX helps simplify processes, reducing cost complexities for printers and merchants while keeping the supply chain constant and free-flowing.


Opus DX is FSC® and SFI® Chain of Custody certified and Lacey Act compliant. 100% of the electricity used to manufacture Opus DX is generated with Green-e® certified renewable energy, and Opus DX sheets contain 10% Post-Consumer Recycled Fiber (PCRF). A certified SmartWaySM Transport Partner, Sappi holds an unwavering commitment to sustainability.

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Grades are run to weight and finish except where noted.
Surface Gloss Dull
Format Digital Sizes
Digital Sizes
Type Performance family
coated fine paper (US)
Performance family
coated fine paper (US)
Print process Digital printing
Digital printing
Basis weight text 80lb / 118gsm
100lb / 148gsm
80lb / 118 gsm
100lb / 148 gsm
Basis weight cover 65lb / 176 gsm*
80lb / 216 gsm
100lb / 270 gsm
120lb / 325 gsm

*Available with an order
minimum of 10,000 lbs.
65lb / 176 gsm*
80lb / 216 gsm
100lb / 270 gsm
120lb / 325 gsm

*Available with an order
minimum of 10,000 lbs.


Sappi Solution Gloss Dull    
Rich, Tactile Sense
elegant, sophisticated luxury items; textured images; illustrations; textiles
Fine Detail
reproductions; hard, shiny objects,
metallic inks; solids and screens
Readability and Clarity
text combined with imagery; soft subject matter; low–glare requirements; financials
Accurate Color Matching
flesh tones; fine art reproductions; product/brand; replications
Warmth and Depth
images rich in warm tones (furniture, food, fabrics); earth tones; illustrations
Cool and Crisp
images using cool blue tones; high–contrast imagery; hard, shiny metallic objects; black-and-white photography
Heft and Substance
items handled by consumers; direct-mail; brand communications; point-of-purchase material; inserts
products requiring environmentally friendly paper; corporate responsibility reports; corporate communications; catalogs

End Use Applications

End Use Applications Gloss Dull    
Annual Reports X X    
Books X X    
Brochures X X    
Calendars X X    
Catalogs X X    
Direct Mail X X    
Presentation Folders X X    
Greeting Cards X X    
Inserts X X    
Leaflets X X    
Magazines X X    
Posters X X    
Sustainability Reports X X    

The Sustainable Choice

It's not just about preserving our forests and resources—although that's extremely important. It's also about preserving the integrity of your communications. That's why Sappi has attained the highest levels of third party certification possible for a paper company.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification means from the forest to the printer, this paper is produced following the most sustainable practices currently available.

Green-e the nation's leading independent verification program for renewable energy products, has certified Sappi's Cloquet Mill facility for the renewable energy generated and used here.

* Green-e is only available in sheets and web with 30%

The SFI Program certifies that 100% of the raw materials used to manufacture this paper comes through our SFI certified procurement system. The SFI Standard balances the perpetual growing and harvesting of trees with wildlife, plant, soil and water protection.