Basis Weight


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Basis Weight

The weight of 500 sheets of standard-size paper. This weight varies by the type of paper because different papers have different standard sizes. The basis weight is used in shipping. It is also called the basic weight or the paper weight.
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A computer program in MATLAB was developed that reads the matrix of beta counts created by the formation tester and applies equation (1) to generate a two-dimensional color image and a histogram corresponding to the distribution of basis weight.
Despite the dichroic effect, the average transmitted energy depends on the mass of polymer matter present on the beam path; hence a complete transmission measurement allows mass per unit area or basis weight determination (Fig.
This change in average basis weight can either be the result of newer equipment within a process being capable of delivering lighter weight products.
The boardmaking line exceeded its quality and production targets on several basis weights shortly after start-up.
DECORATIVE LAMINATES DEMAND (million square feet) 1997 2002 2007 Low Basis Weight Papers 2,590 3,610 4,440 Saturated Papers 2,075 2,705 3,350 Vinyl Films 1,775 1,970 2,300 Decorative Foils 1,105 1,475 1,760 Total Low Pressure Laminates 7,545 9,760 11,850 High Pressure Laminates 1,590 2,155 3,130 Edgebanding 145 185 220 Total Decorative Laminates 9,280 12,100 15,200 % Annual Growth 02/97 07/02 Low Basis Weight Papers 6.
Whether it is freesheet or hybrid, we give our customers a broad range of basis weights and brightness levels to select the right paper for the job," says Dave Deger, Director of Business Development and Marketing.
Stora Enso Natura liquid packaging board now offers improved print quality and lower basis weight.
Growth will be driven by saturated papers (76%), decorative foils (52%) and low basis weight papers (50%), according to the 2001 edition of GC&A's Forecast of Decorative Overlays.
Extending the Advocate[R] Offset basis weight range down to 24# provides additional opportunities for end users to save on paper yield and postage while supporting their Sustainability objectives.
Their capacitance-based gauging technology is being custom configured to provide basis weight or weight per unit area uniformity for thin nonwovens less than a quarter inch thick.
During that time, corrugating medium at 75 gsm basis weight was produced for 12 hours at 1506 m/min without any sheet breaks.