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Pounds (lbs) to Metric Grams/Square Meter gsm converter
Do-it-yourself conversion from lbs to gsm in seconds!
1 lb. of Text paper = 1.48 gsm. Multiply each pound of text paper by 1.48
1 lb. of Cover paper = 2.708 gsm. Multiply each pound of cover paper by 2.708
The values in the tables above are intended to serve as a guide only.
They should not be used as specifications because there are variances within the same basis weight due to other characteristics of the papers.
Similar weight papers may vary between different paper manufacturers.
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