paper weights : Java Glossary
- paper weights
There are three paper weight schemes, lb, mil gsm that measure the thickness/heaviness
When you buy a printer you need to make sure it handles thickness and stiffness
of paper you want to use.
- The oldest scheme is lb. If a ream (500 sheets) of 43.18 × 55.88 cm (1.42 × 1.83 ft) paper weighed
20 pounds, we would say the paper were 20 pound bond.
- mil measures caliper thickness in thousandths of an
- The most modern and accurate scheme is gsm that
measures grams per square metre.