Equivalent Weights

Use these tables to get a quick estimate of an equivalent weight in another paper type. First, a reminder of basis sizes and areas by paper type.

Paper TypeBasis SizeReam Basis
Area (ft²)
Sheet Basis
Area (in²)
Ivex Paper24″ x 36″3,000 ft²864 in²
Bond17″ x 22″1,299 ft²374 in²
Book / Offset25″ x 38″3,299 ft²950 in²
Bristol22.5″ x 28.5″2,227 ft²641.25 in²
Cover20″ x 26″1,806 ft²520 in²
Index25.5″ x 30.5″2,701 ft²777.75 in²
Tag / Newsprint24″ x 36″3,000 ft²864 in²
 

Ivex Paper

Ivex PaperBondBook / OffsetBristolCoverIndexMetric ( g/m² )
30133322182749
32143524192952
35153926213257
40174430243665
50225537304581
60266645365498
743281554466120
803588594872130
10043110746090163
11048121826699179
120521328972108195
133581469980120216
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

BOND

BondBook / OffsetBristolCoverIndexIvex / Tag / NewsprintMetric ( g/m² )
123021172528*45
13332218273049
14362419293253
15382621313556
16412722333760
18463125374268
20513428424675
22563831465183
24614133505590
26664536546098
287148395865105
307651426269113
328155446774120
369162507583135
389765537988143
4010269568392150
*Ivex does not currently manufacture these weights.
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

BOOK / OFFSET

Book / OffsetBondBristolCoverIndexIvex / Tag / NewsprintMetric ( g/m² )
301220162527*44
33132218273049
35142419293252
38152621313556
40162722333659
45183025374167
50203427414574
55223730455081
60244133495589
65264436535996
702847385764104
753051416168111
803254446573118
903561497482133
1003968558291148
12047816698109178
*Ivex does not currently manufacture these weights.
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

BRISTOL

BristolBondBook / OffsetCoverIndexIvex / Tag / NewsprintMetric ( g/m² )
673999548190147
80471196597108175
905213373109121197
1005814881121135219
1207017897146162*263
14082207114170189*307
16093237130194216*351
180105267146218242*395
*Ivex does not currently manufacture these weights unless laminating is an option.
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

COVER

CoverBondBook / OffsetBristolIndexIvex / Tag / NewsprintMetric ( g/m² )
25184631374268
35256443525895
402973496066108
503691627583135
5540100688291149
60431107490100162
65471198097108176
705012886105116189
805814699120133216
9065164111135150*243
10072183123150166*270
12086219148179199*324
13094237160194216*351
*Ivex does not currently manufacture these weights unless laminating is an option.
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

INDEX

IndexBondBook / OffsetBristolCoverIvex / Tag / NewsprintMetric ( g/m² )
90431107460100163
110531349174122199
120581479980133217
1406717111594155*253
17082208140114189*307
220106269181147244*398
*Ivex does not currently manufacture these weights unless laminating is an option.
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

TAG / NEWSPRINT

Tag / NewsprintBondBook / OffsetBristolCoverIndexMetric ( g/m² )
26112919162342
27123020162444
28123121172546
30133322182749
32143524192952
40174430243665
50225537304581
60266645365498
803588594872130
10043110746090163
11048121826699179
120521328972108195
1506516511190135244
17576192130105158285
20087220148120180325
250108275186151225407
 

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎

METRIC (GSM)

Metric ( g/m² )BondBook / OffsetBristolCoverIndexIvex / Tag / Newsprint
216141081213
246161191315
2671812101416
2771812101517
2871913101517
3082014111718
3182114111719
3292215121820
3392215121820
3592416131922
37102517142023
39102618142224
40112718152225
42112819162326
45123021172528
48133222182729
49133322182730
50133423182831
51143423192831
52143524192932
54143625203033
55153725203034
56153826213134
57153926213235
60164127223337
65174430243640
70194732263943
75205134284146
80215436304449
85235739314752
90246141335055
100276846375561
104287047385864
107287249405966
110297450416168
115317852436471
118318054446573
120328155446674
130358859487280
133359061497482
135369162507583
143389765537988
1483910068558291
1504010168558392
1564210571588696
1604310873598998
16343110746090100
16544111756191101
17045115786394104
180481228267100111
190511288770105117
200531359174111123
203541379375112125
216571469980119133
2205914910081122135
2306115510585127141
2406416210989133147
2506716911492138154
2606917611996144160
27072182123100149166
28074189128104155172
29077196132107160178
30080203137111166184
31584213144117174194
32586220148120180200
33088223151122183203
35093236160129194215
37098250169137205227
380101257173141210233
400106270182148221246
450120304205166249277
500133338228185277307

BACK TO TOP ⬆︎