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basis weight

[′bā·səs ‚wāt]
(graphic arts)
The weight in pounds of 500 sheets of standard-size paper; certain sizes for a given class of paper are accepted as standard.
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The reduction of the basis weight of the board provides benefits throughout the supply chain by generating savings in raw materials, less weight in storage and transportation, less packaging waste and fees, and a lower carbon footprint.
The mean basis weight and mean density for Vortigen and standard samples were 107 g/[m.
Such long wavelengths are well suited to medium basis weight testing because, contrary to near infrared, scattering and absorption coefficients are relatively low.
Both treated and coated versions will be available in a range of basis weights and sizes that ensure users have the right product for their application.
More specifically, the present invention is directed to low basis weight elastic webs, such as elastic films and elastomeric fibrous meltblown or spunbond webs which may include elastomeric fibers and/or elastomeric continuous filaments.
PM 1 is controlled with a metsoDNA system as well as dilution headbox controls using a basis weight profiler, IQCoatDryCD profiling with 2-row electrical IR and Metso coat weight profiling of topcoat stations.
Low pressure overlays, including low basis weight papers, saturated papers, decorative foils and vinyl films, accounted for the largest share of decorative laminate sales in 2002, with an 81% share of sales in volume terms.
The addition of 22lb and 24lb broadens the basis weight range, creating more options for the customer.
Absorbent Articles Comprising Low Basis Weight Films Exhibiting Low Glue Burn Through: Terra Louise Dent, Mason, OH; Joseph Leslie Grolmes, Madeira, OH; Jeffrey Richard Holley, Mason, OH; Yoshihiko Tachibana, Loveland, OH; and Terrill Alan Young, Cincinnati, OH.
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.