Other Product Information
Pura Smooth Fine Art Paper is water-resistant and instant drying, and can therefore be coated with our
print varnish to create coated finishes on 100% Cotton Rag fine art paper (scroll down below this section to see a tutorial video of this process). You can use Timeless Gloss, Satin, and Matte with the process outlined in the video below. You can also use Glamour 2 Gloss, Matte, or a combination of the 2 when coating Pura Smooth.
Breathing Color is now publishing measured testing data analysis of our products in order to illustrate our ongoing commitment to excellence in quality and the attainment of clear leadership in product innovation. We call our products "the most advanced in the world" - and its our job to to show you precisely why. Please read our Print Quality Evaluation of The Top 100% Cotton Rag Inkjet Fine Art Papers.
Print Permanence Testing & Archivability Standards
Pura Smooth Passes Blue Wool Test
Extensive independent testing by a UKAS accredited laboratory has concluded that the Pura Smooth Fine Art Paper meets and exceeds the standards set forth by the Fine Art Trade Guild for pH and lightfastness. The Fine Art Trade Guild has established these standards in order to protect the interests of consumers. Consumers who follow the Blue Wool Testing and the Fine Art Trade Guild standards can be confident that the art and framing supplies they use are archival.
How to Varnish Fine Art Paper Prints
Compatible Inkjet Printers
This Product has been compatibility tested and approved for the following printers. If you do not see your printer listed below, it does not mean it is not compatible but that we have not tested and approved your printer at this time. Our aqueous media is compatible with most pigment and dye based ink printers.
Professional Photo: Pixma Pro-1, Pixma Pro-10, Pixma Pro-100, Pixma Pro9500, Pixma Pro9500 Mark II
Large Format: iPF5000, iPF5100, iPF6000S, iPF6100, iPF6200, iPF6300, iPF6300S, iPF6350, iPF6400, iPF6450, iPF8000, iPF8000S, iPF8300, iPF8300S, iPF8400, iPF9000, iPF9100, iPF9400, iPF9400S, PRO-1000, PRO-2000, PRO-4000, W6400
Stylus Photo Series: R1800, R1900, R2000, R2400, R2880, R3000
Stylus Pro Series: 3800, 3880, 3890, 4000, 4800, 4880, 4900, 7500, 7600, 7700, 7800, 7880, 7890, 7900, 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800, 9880, 9890, 9900, 10000, 10600, 11880, WT7900
SureColor: P400, P600, P800, P5000, P6000, P7000, P8000, P9000, P10000, P20000, T3000, T3170, T3270, T3470, T5000, T5170, T5270, T5270D, T5470, T7000, T7270, T7270D
Hi-Fi Jet Pro & Pro II Series Printers, VersaArt RA-640
DesignJet: 1055CM +, Z2100, Z3100, Z3200, Z3200ps, 5000, Z5200, 5500, Z6100, Z6200, Z9
Photosmart Pro: 8750, B9180
JV-4, JV2-130, JV22-160
RJ46, RJ50, RJ62, RJ64, RJ900, ValueJet 1304W, ValueJet1604AW, ValueJet1638W
All Durst printers using aqueous pigment or dye-based ink