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To determine the weight of the paper, the manufacture weighs a ream (500 sheets) of the paper's parent sheets this is called a basis weight, and it is where we get the 60lb in our 60lb text but, the 8 ½ x 11 sheets of paper that we are used to dealing with aren't the size of a parent sheet. What does a paper's weight mean the weight thus calculated of the acutal sheet size is always noted in weight per weights vary from 30lb bible stock. Use our paper calculator to convert various paper elements select a paper conversion type to calculate specific weights, prices and metrics. Learn the various terms used to describe business card stock, the differences between different weights of paper, and the conversion ratios for paper weights.
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