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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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A total of 10,000 squares ~1.5 mm x 1.5 mm were randomly selected from the nonlaser-cut nonwoven sheet to measure the relative basis weight. Both relative basis weight and fiber orientation were measured for the specimens isolated for tensile testing from three of the laser cut nonwoven sheets using ImageJ software (National Institute of Health; Bethesda, MD).
In our previous work, peak amplitude and delay time were employed to gauge paper basis weight in a least squares [28].
Lower basis weight also facilitates sealing process and delivers optimum rigidity for trouble-free converting.
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.
In the above equations [w.sub.avg] is the average basis weight, [[beta].sub.i].
Our solutions measure basis weight, moisture, thickness, length and speed, and perform web surface inspection.
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.
The sheet contains air, which reduces its density to 0.3 to 0.8 g/cc and its basis weight to 600 to 2000 g/[m.sup.2].
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.