Basis Weight Conversion Chart

Compare weights of text, covers, bonds and other types of paper by consulting the chart below. Do you want to know how to convert the basis weight of your bond stock into an equivalent Book weight? Simply use the chart below as a handy guide to determine basis weight conversions.



Table 1: Basis Weight Conversion Chart
Bond 17x22 Book 25x38 Cover 20x26 Bristol 22½x28½ Bristol 22½x35 Index 25½x30½ Tag 24x36
Bond 13 33 18 22 27 27 30
Ledger 16 41 22 27 34 33 37
Mimeo 20 51 28 34 42 42 46
Duplicator 24 61 33 41 51 50 56
Writings 28 71 39 48 59 58 64
32 81 45 55 67 67 74
36 91 50 62 76 75 83
Book 12 30 16 20 25 25 27
Offset 16 40 21 27 33 32 36
18 45 24 30 37 37 41
20 50 27 34 41 41 45
24 60 32 40 50 49 55
28 70 28 47 58 57 64
31 80 43 54 66 66 73
35 90 48 60 75 74 82
39 100 54 67 83 81 91
47 120 65 80 99 98 109
Cover 29 73 40 49 61 60 66
36 91 50 62 76 75 82
43 110 60 74 91 90 100
47 119 65 80 98 97 108
58 146 80 99 121 120 134
65 164 90 111 136 135 149
72 183 100 124 151 150 166
Mill 58 148 81 100 123 121 135
Bristol 70 176 98 120 147 146 162
82 207 114 140 172 170 189
93 237 130 160 196 194 216
105 267 146 180 221 218 242
117 296 162 200 246 243 269
Printing 52 133 73 90 110 109 121
Bristol 59 151 83 102 125 123 137
71 181 99 122 150 148 165
83 211 116 143 175 173 192
95 241 132 163 200 198 219
Index 43 110 60 74 91 90 100
Bristol 53 135 74 91 112 110 122
67 170 93 115 141 140 156
82 208 114 140 172 170 189
105 267 146 182 223 220 244
Tag 43 110 60 74 91 90 100
54 137 75 93 114 113 125
65 165 90 111 137 135 150
76 192 105 130 160 158 175
87 220 120 148 183 180 200
109 275 151 186 228 225 250
130 330 181 222 273 270 300

 

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