March 2014

 

Paper Weights and Thicknesses Explained

In Europe, paper is measured in GSM. This stands for ‘Grams per Square Meter’ and means exactly that ie how many grams a single sheet of paper weighs measuring 1m x 1m. Common paper weights in cut sheets are: 80gsm 90gsm 100gsm 120gsm 130gsm 150gsm 170gsm A low quality sheet used in photo copiers is often 80gsm, where […]

 

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