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Estimate the number of pages in an inch of paper with a specific thickness, or caliper, per sheet of paper, measured in points. (In decimal inches, a single point is .001″.) If you are unsure of the caliper of the paper for which you are estimating pages per inch (ppi), our Paper Thickness Chart provides standard average calipers for a variety of paper grades and basis weights.

Pages per Inch Calculator
Caliper:   (in points)
Pages per Inch =

The numerical results from this calculator are estimates only and are not guaranteed.


Example

Find the pages per inch for 100# gloss coated cover paper with an average caliper of 9.5 points (=.0095 inches) per sheet.

Formula:

2

Caliper × .001

 = Pages per Inch

Equation:

2

9.5 × .001

 = 211 ppi

Note: The result for pages per inch is rounded to the nearest whole number.

 


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