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Paper Thickness

Thickness Chart
(Thousandth of an inch - .011 = 11 pts)

Basis Size
Basis Weight
M
Basis Weight
lbs
Thickness
(pt)
Text – Non coated Papers (Offset)
25 x 38 80M 40 lbs .003
25 x 38 100M 50 lbs .0035
25 x 38 120M 60 lbs .004
25 x 38 140M 70 lbs .0045
25 x 38 160M 80 lbs .005
25 x 38 200M 100 lbs .007
25 x 38 240M 120 lbs .009
Text – Coated Papers (Gloss)*
25 x 38 120M 60 lbs .0027
25 x 38 140M 70 lbs .003
25 x 38 160M 80 lbs .004
25 x 38 200M 100 lbs .005
25 x 38 230M 115 lbs .0055
Text – Book Paper
25 x 38 140M 70 lbs .007
25 x 38 160M 80 lbs .004
Cover – Coated Papers (Gloss)*
26 x 40 100M 50 lbs .0095
26 x 40 130M 65 lbs .011
26 x 40 160M 80 lbs .0125
26 x 40 250M 125 lbs .014
* Please note that matte and silk coated papers are thicker than gloss coated papers in the same basis weight.

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