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US to Metric Paper
Basis Weight Conversion Chart

While US paper weight is determined on varying basis according to paper type, the paper basis weight system used in China Printing follows the global metric standard, as shown below.

They will help you to get familiar with our paper stocks.
International (grams/square meter, gsm) to US weight (pounds of a ream for a basis weight category, #):

International(gsm) US(#,lb)
offset paper Art paper text weight cover weight
60 gsm 60 gsm 41#  
70 gsm   47#  
80 gsm 80 gsm 54#  
90 gsm   61#  
100 gsm   68#  
  105 gsm 71#  
120 gsm   81#  
  128 gsm 86#  
140 gsm   95#  
  157 gsm 106# 58#
  210 gsm 142# 78#
  250 gsm 169# 92#
  300 gsm   111#
  350 gsm   129#

Us text weight (#,lb) to International (gsm) weight:

US text weight International
40# 59 gsm
50# 74 gsm
60# 89 gsm
70# 104 gsm
80# 118 gsm
90# 133 gsm
100# 148 gsm
  Us text weight (#,lb) to International (gsm) weight:

US cover weight International
60# 162 gsm
70# 189 gsm
80# 216 gsm
90# 243 gsm
100# 270 gsm

Generally, the heavier the paper is the thinker the paper is. 80# cover stock (216gsm) is twice as thick as 80# text paper (118gsm).


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