Grammage to Basis Weight Converter

Grammage to Basis Weight Converter

Formula

Basis Weight X 1406.5

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Basic size

= Grams Per Square Meter

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:

30 X 1406.5

_________

24 X 36

=

42195

_____

864

= 48.8 grams per square meter