Basis Weight to Grammage Converter

Basis Weight to Grammage Converter

Formula

Grams per Square Meter X Basic size

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1406.5

= Basis weight in pounds

Basic Sizes:

Paper TypeBasic Size(Width X Height)Basic Size (Area)
Bond17 X 22374 square inches
Offset25 X 38950 square inches
Newsprint24 X 36864 square inches

Example

Newsprint with Basis Weight of 30lbs:

48.8 X (24 X 36)

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1406.5

=

42195

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1406.5

= 30 lbs Basis Weight