GSM vs Basis Weight

GSM               Basis Weight                      General Usages

 

74                   20lb Bond/50lb Text         Everyday Copy paper weight

 

90                   24lb Bond/60lb Text         Most popular business letterhead

 

105                 28lb Bond/70lb Text         Perfect for brochures

 

120                 32lb Bond/80lb Text         Perfect for brochures

 

145                 67lb Bristol/50lb Cover    Great for self mailers

 

165                 90lb Index                            Durable smooth cardstock

 

176                 65lb Cover                           Great for postcards

 

200                 110lb Index                         Great for tabs, dividers, folders

 

216                 80lb Cover                           Heavy business card cover

 

255                 140 Index                             Super heavyweight applications

 

270                 100lb Cover                         Great for flat cards and invitations

 

324                 120lb Cover                         Great for flat cards and invitations

 

352                 130lb Cover                         Heavyweight applications

 

432                 160lb Cover                         Heavyweight applications

 

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