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The tables below provide selected equivalents (in pounds) for a ream of paper of a given type and basis weight, with metric equivalents also provided. With these tables you can quickly look up the equivalent weights (and grams per square meter) for the following kinds of paper:

The paper types are listed across the top of each table; the relevant basis weights for any given paper type are indicated in boldface.

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Disclaimer:

The numerical data in these tables should be considered to be estimates only and are not guaranteed by Case Paper Company as accurate in all situations.

 

 

see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Book Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
30 11.8 16.4 20.3 24.6 27.3 44
40 15.7 21.9 27.0 32.7 36.4 59
45 17.7 24.6 30.4 36.8 40.9 67
50 19.7 27.4 33.8 40.9 45.5 74
60 23.6 32.8 40.5 49.1 54.6 89
70 27.6 38.3 47.3 57.3 63.7 104
80 31.5 43.8 54.0 65.5 72.8 118
90 35.4 49.3 60.8 73.7 81.9 133
100 39.4 54.7 67.5 81.9 90.9 148
120 47.2 65.7 81.0 98.2 109.1 178

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see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Bond Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
33.0 13 18.1 22.3 27.0 30.0 49
40.6 16 22.2 27.4 33.3 37.0 60
50.8 20 27.8 34.3 41.6 46.2 75
61.0 24 33.4 41.1 49.9 55.4 90
71.1 28 38.9 48.0 58.2 64.7 105
81.3 32 44.5 54.9 66.5 73.9 120
91.4 36 50.1 61.7 74.9 83.2 135
101.6 40 55.6 68.6 83.2 92.4 150

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see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Cover Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
91.3 36.0 50 61.7 74.8 83.1 135
109.6 43.2 60 74.0 89.7 99.7 162
118.8 46.8 65 80.2 97.2 108.0 176
146.2 57.5 80 98.7 119.7 132.9 216
164.4 64.7 90 111.0 134.6 149.5 243
182.7 71.9 100 123.3 149.6 166.2 271
201.0 79.1 110 135.6 164.5 182.8 298
237.5 93.5 130 160.3 194.4 216.0 352
292.3 115.1 160 197.3 239.3 265.8 433

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see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Vellum Bristol Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
99.3 39.1 54.3 67 81.3 90.3 147
118.5 46.7 64.9 80 97.0 107.8 176
148.1 58.3 81.1 100 121.3 134.7 219
177.8 70.0 97.3 120 145.5 161.7 263
207.4 81.7 113.5 140 169.8 188.6 307
237.0 93.3 129.7 160 194.1 215.6 351

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see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Index Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
109.9 43.3 60.2 74.2 90 100.0 163
134.4 52.9 73.5 90.7 110 122.2 199
171.0 67.3 93.6 115.4 140 155.5 253
207.7 81.7 113.7 140.2 170 188.9 307

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see also… BOOK | BOND | COVER | VELLUM BRISTOL | INDEX | TAG

Tag Paper

Equivalent Weights

Book
25 × 38
Bond
17 × 22
Cover
20 × 26
Bristol
22½ × 28½
Index
25½ × 30½
Tag
24 × 36
Metric
g/m²
110.0 43.3 60.2 74.2 90.0 100 163
137.4 54.1 75.2 92.8 112.5 125 204
164.9 64.9 90.3 111.3 135.0 150 244
192.4 75.8 105.3 129.9 157.5 175 285
219.9 86.6 120.4 148.4 180.0 200 326
274.9 108.2 150.5 185.5 225.0 250 407

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