A Guide to Paper Weights

//A Guide to Paper Weights

A Guide to Paper Weights

By |2017-10-03T11:21:29-05:00September 9th, 2016|

There are so many different paper weights and classifications of paper weights that even printers can get confused. Below you will find the comparisons between different papers. Not all of the papers exist in the weights. They are shown for comparison purposes only. The most commonly available papers are bolded below.

Bond Text Index Cover Points
20 # 50 # 33 # 22 # 3.2 pt.
24 # 60 # 57 # 33 # 4.8 pt.
28 # 70 # 64 # 39 # 5.8 pt.
31 # 80 # 67 # 45 # 6.1 pt.
39 # 100 # 80 # 54 # 7.2 pt.
47 # 120 # 97 # 65 # 8 pt.
54 # 137 # 110 # 75 # 9 pt.
58 # 146 # 120 # 80 # 10 pt.
72 # 183 # 150 # 100 # 11 pt.
74 # 188 # 154 # 102 # 12 pt.
82 # 208 # 170 # 114 # 14 pt.
87 # 220 # 180 # 120 # 15 pt.
93 # 236 # 192 # 127 # 16 pt.

 

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