Paperweight calculator calculate easily with this online-tool the weight of paper and printproducts, flyers, letters, stationary etc in connection with different formats and paper weights / grammages. Bond ledger offset book text cover tag index points caliper (inches) caliper (mm) gsm 16 40 22 37 33 32 0032 081 60 18 45 24 41 37 36 0036 092 68 20 50 28 46 42 38 0038 097 75. Basis weight: the measurement in pounds of the weight of 500 sheets of paper basic sheet size will not be the same for all kinds of paper, so keep in mind that basis weight can vary widely basic sheet size will not be the same for all kinds of paper, so keep in mind that basis weight can vary widely.
Pounds to gsm paper weight conversion chart use the chart below to compare inkjet paper weight in pounds to the metric grams per square meter measurement a more worldwide unit of measure, gsm is an easy way to quickly compare the weight (density) of papers. Paper weight conversion chart the following equivalent weights chart shows you which weights of the different paper types are equal to the same number of grams per square meter note : weights are based on stacks of 500 sheets of the size indicated at the top of each column, under the paper type. A chart of common paper weight conversions this chart shows some common writing paper weights and their equivalent conversions in text and metric tables.
Basis weight print to convert basis weight of a given standard size of paper to grams per square meter, multiply its basis weight by 14065 and divide the results by the square area of its basic size. On this page you can compare weight and size of various types of paper metric values on the left column are most common paper weights in russia for that category we can offer printing on other type and weights of paper on request. Paper conversion, paper weight chart, to compare the book printing stock we use paper conversion and paper weight explained please add a link from your website, so you can easily find this page again. Paper weight conversion chart paper book index types (offset) bond (card stock) cover bristol weights for the paper types listed in the first. Knowing a paper's weight is important when working on paper engineering and pop-up designs because the thickness of the paper is the feature that most defines its stiffness finding the weight of a piece of paper can be tricky if you don't have the original packaging.
Paper weight conversion chart this chart presents the various paper types across the top of the chart the weight of the different type papers increase as you go down the chart. Determine the weight in pounds of the paper you wish to convert to gsm generally this measurement is listed on the paper's packaging for example, standard copier bond paper is usually cited as 20-lb paper, which means that 500 sheets of this paper weigh 20 lbs locate the type of paper on the conversion chart. Then use our paper weight calculator with confidence to quickly convert from one paper system to the other convert paper from pounds to grams if converting from pounds to grams, select lb, enter the weight, and select the paper type. English to metric conversions grammage lb/1,000 ft2 x 48824 = g/m2 thickness (caliper) mils (points) x 254 = microns density lb /100 ft2/mil. King county solid waste division.
The weight of one ream of paper (500 sheets) when cut to the industry standard for that specific grade of paper bristols solid or laminated heavy-weight printing paper made to a thickness of 006 or higher. For paper that is 24 lb or higher, the correct envelope is one of equal weight to the paper the correct envelope for paper up to 20 lb should be one step heavier than the paper for example, the proper envelope to use with a 20 pound paper would be one made from 24 pound paper. Paper weight chart: paper is confusing there are different types, weights (thicknesses), and sizes the chart below details the equivalent weights (in pounds) between paper types, as well as notes in the left margin to show when certain types of paper are most appropriate.
Below is a paper weight conversion chart this is especially helpful if a certain paper is specified in one unit and you need to know what that means in another unit. The basis weight of a paper is the designated fixed weight of 500 sheets, measured in pounds, in that paper's basic sheet size it is important to note that the basic sheet size is not the same for all types of paper. Similar weight papers may vary between different paper manufacturers the darker colored boxes above represent the most common paper weights for that category normal paper manufacturing tolerance within a paper production run is + or - 5% to 7% caliper. In the united states, the weight in pounds of one ream (500 sheets) of paper cut to the basic size (or trade size) for a specific grade of paper grammage in countries using the metric system, the weight in grams of one sheet of paper that is one square meter in area--not dependent on basic sheet size or paper grade.
Bond paper (16, 20, 24, 28, 32, and 36 pounds): also known as writing paper, this is the type of paper weight for printer paper and copier paper in addition to everyday printing, it's most commonly used for letterhead and stationery. Having given an explanation of paper weights used internationally (iso 536) and in the us this page covers conversions between weights and stock types used in the us and the weights used internationally. Paper weight (thickness) conversion chart if you are in the market for a paper folding machine (found here) , or if you simply need some advice on choosing a machine for the thickness of paper you are using, feel free to contact one of our paper specialists at 1-800-658-8788.