Paper Weight Metric Conversion
In North America, a paper's basis weight is measured in pounds (lbs). Paper mills outside of North America use the metric system to designate paper weight - grams/square meter (gsm). Below is a list of conversions for EcoEnclose packaging papers from gsm to lb weight.
30# Paper (Newsprint or Kraft) = 44.4 gsm
40# Paper (Kraft) = 59.2 gsm
50# Paper (Bogus) = 74 gsm
60# Paper (Kraft, Indented) = 88.8 gsm
If you need to convert any other # weight, there is handy conversion tool at the link below. EcoEnclose packaging papers utilize a TEXT weight basis.