SherpaProof Media

SherpaProof is a range of proofing media that perfectly predicts your results on press.

A proof is worth little, unless it’s printed on the proper media. With its long-standing experience in analog and digital proofing, Agfa is able to offer the perfect type of media for every application.

Whether you use dye or pigment inks, and whether you need premium color contract proofs or dual-sided imposition proofs, you will find the exact fit for your engine and your applications at Agfa.

Key benefits

  • Variety of satin and glossy
  • Different weights available
  • Fogra certification for selected media
  • SWOP system certification


Automated Proof-generation

Enjoy the wonders of automated proof-generation and proofing-by-numbers. SherpaProof media hold SWOP system and Fogra certificates, ensuring fast and reliable proofing.

Variety of Weights

Agfa is your one-stop-shop for proofing media. The SherpaProof range consists of different types and weights of proofing paper and proofing bases.

Technical Specs

SherpaProof Base (250g and 170g)
SherpaProof  instant-dry proofing base is stable with pigment or Ultrachrome inks. It is resin-coated and available in glossy and satin finishes for commercial and packaging applications. ISO-certified by FOGRA.
Color contract proofing:
  • Sherpa 24m and 44m-7-color, pigment based
  • Epson Stylus Pro 4000, 7600 and 9600 with Ultrachrome inks
  • SherpaProof systems with Epson Stylus Pro 4800, 4880, 7800, 7880, 7900, 9800,9880, 9900, and with the HP DesignJet Z3100, Z3200
ADPB: AgfaJet Digital Proofing Base (195g)
ADPB resin-coated base provides photorealistic image reproduction. Available in both glossy and satin finishes, ADPB accommodates a variety of commercial and package proofing applications.
Color contract proofing:
  • Grand Sherpa 6 and 7-color, dye-based
  • Grand SherpaMatic 7-color, dye-based
  • All: Sherpa 6-color engines, dye-based
ADSI: AgfaJet Dual-sided Imposition Proofing Paper (100g)
ADSI matte finished paper is designed for use with double sided, dye-based imposition proofers.
Imposition and content proofing:
  • SherpaMatic 43
  • Grand SherpaMatic 50
AIPP: AgfaJet Imposition Proofing Paper (90g &120g)
AIPP single-sided, matte finish paper can be used for superior commercial, packaging and newspaper proofing.
Imposition and content proofing:
  • Grand Sherpa – 4, 6 an 7-color dye based
  • Grand Sherpa 24 and Sherpa XL-6-color dye based
  • Sherpa 24m and 44m-dye and pigment based
  • SherpaProof systems with Epson Stylus Pro 4400, 4800, 4880, 7400, 7800, 7880, 7900, 9400, 9800, 9880, 9900 and with the HP DesignJet Z3100, 3Z200.
  • Epson Stylus Pro 4000, 7600 and 9600 series
  • HP Designjet series