What are Dual Matte card sleeves?
Dual Matte sleeves have a Matte textured back with a black interior. The black interior ensures that you cannot see the card back through the sleeve, the sleeve is fully opaque, meaning that you can’t see the card back through the sleeve, this makes Dual Matte sleeves great for tournament play. The black interior also looks amazing with black bordered TCGs like Magic the Gathering or Flesh and Blood. The black border makes the artwork visually pop on non-black bordered TCGs. Dual Matte sleeves have the same shuffle feel as regular Matte sleeves. Like regular Mattes, Dual sleeves start off very slippery when new but will become less slippery over time.
Dual Matte Card Sleeves vs Classic Card Sleeves vs Brushed Sleeves.
The main difference between Dual Matte Card Sleeves and Classic Card Sleeves is the shuffle feel. Dual Matte card sleeves will have a smoother shuffle feel while decks sleeved with Classic Card sleeves give more resistance when shuffling and more force is required. The card backs on Dual Matte sleeves will not reflect much light but the classic sleeves will, this means that the card backs on classic sleeves will appear more shiny or glossy.
Dual Matte sleeves have a more defined texture than Brushed sleeves. Compared to Brushed sleeves, Dual Matte sleeves have a slightly more firm shuffle feel.
Why are Dragon Shield Dual Matte sleeves so good?
Dragon Shield Dual Matte Sleeves are great because the sleeves are 120 microns thick, making them the thickest sleeves on the market. The thickness of the sleeves gives excellent protection to your cards. We perform daily strength tests on the sleeves we produce so you can be confident you are getting tough as scales card sleeves!
Are Dual Matte sleeves better than other textures?
There is no ‘best card sleeve texture’. The card sleeve texture that is best for you will depend entirely upon your personal preferences and what you are using the sleeves for. From tournament play to casual kitchen table games your needs will vary and so will the card sleeves that are the best for your situation.