Linear Footage in a Roll of Paper


Roll Weight (lbs)  =  
Area of Basic Size (square inches)  =  
Basic Weight (lbs)  =  
Roll Width (inches)  =  
 
Linear feet  =  

Results from this calculator can vary from the targets set for Domtar grades manufactured to linear footage. Formula:

(Roll Weight x Area of Basic Size) x 500

  =  

APPROX. LINEAR FOOTAGE

(Basis Weight x Roll Width) x 12

Example:

Calculate the approximate linear footage of a 35" wide roll of 60# Cougar Opaque that weighs 1,260 lbs.

(1260 x 25 x 38) x 500

  =  

23,750 Linear feet

(60 x 35) x 12

 

  Table 1: Basic Sizes
Bond 17 x 22   =   374 Square Inches
Book & Offset 25 x 38   =   950 Square Inches
Tag 24 x 36   =   864 Square Inches
Index 25.5 x 30.5   =   778 Square Inches
Vellum Bristol 22.5 x 28.5   =   641 Square Inches
Coated Cover C2S 24 x 36   =   864 Square Inches
Coated Cover C1S 24 x 36   =   864 Square Inches
Index 25 x 38   =   950 Square Inches
Opaque Cover 20 x 26   =   520 Square Inches

 

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