What is 80lb cardstock?

80 lb card stock is a type of paper that is usually thicker and stronger than most common printing paper. It is also referred to by names like “pasteboard”, “paper stock” or “paperboard”. At Printivity, we generally refer to “80 lb card stock” as 80 lb cover.

What does 80lb paper weigh?

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STANDARD BASIS WEIGHT GRAMMAGE
5) 50lb Book/Text/Offset 75 gsm
6) 60lb Book/Text/Offset 90 gsm
7) 70lb Book/Text/Offset jump to 28/70lb Text 105 gsm
8) 80lb Book/Text/Offset 120 gsm

Is 80 lb paper thicker than 100lb?

The rule of thumb difference between 80 lb and 100 lb paper is that 80 lb paper feels thinner and lighter than 100 lb paper.

How do you convert GSM to grams?

Conversion Formulas Divide the gsm by 33.906 – really that is all. To determine gsm from oz/yd2 you do the reverse – multiple by 33.906. If it helps, this is what the formulas are based upon: 1 oz = 28.3495231 grams (oz to grams converter)

What is 70 GSM paper used for?

Also known as A size paper, legal paper is a letter size paper used in making affidavits, etc. It also comes in 3 different thickness basically termed as 70gsm, 75 gsm, 80 gsm.