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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.
The MasterJet Pro F/B will be fitted with ModuleJet dilution water technology to achieve optimum basis weight profiles.
Due to the increasing demand for fibre based packaging based on renewable materials, Stora Enso Speciality Papers broadens its MediaSet basis weight offering.
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.
This new LumiSil LO grade, offered at a 58 gsm basis weight and a 53 micron caliper, is designed for label converters in Latin America, Europe and Asia that use glassine to make diecut, pressure sensitive roll labels with paper and film facestocks.
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.
0 mass % and a weight-average molecular weight of less than 1,000, a basis weight of the blood slipping agent in the blood slipping agent-containing first region in the excretory opening contact region of the top sheet is greater than a basis weight of the blood slipping agent in the blood slipping agent-containing second regions of the pair of flaps.