Basis weight – Printing Terms Glossary

Basis or basic weight relates to the weight, in pounds, of a ream (that is 500 sheets) of paper cut to a given standard size for that particular paper grade.

 

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Basis or basic weight relates to the weight, in pounds, of a ream (that is 500 sheets) of paper cut to a given standard size for that particular paper grade.