 # Quick Answer: How Much Does A Ream Of 20lb Paper Weigh?

## How much does a ream of paper weigh?

Paper is described as, say, 24 pound weight if one ream (500 sheets) cut in the basic size would have a mass of 24 pounds.”.

## What does 20lb paper weight mean?

Paper is measured in pounds per 500 sheets. … For example the common office copy paper Bond* has a standard size of 17” x 22″ and this is the size that is weighed for 500 sheets. If 500 sheets of this size weigh 20 lbs, then the paper is classified as a 20lb bond.

## How much does 10 reams of 20lbs weigh?

So how much does it really weigh? Apparently each ream of 20 lb paper is only actually 5 pounds. So in total, 10 reams is only 50 pounds.

## How much does a box of letter size paper weigh?

The standard office copy paper weight is most commonly called “20 lb. bond”. Standard office copy paper weighs approximately 10.0 lbs per 1000 sheets.

## How heavy is a ream of 80gsm paper?

An A0 sheet of 80gsm paper will weigh 80 grams, an A0 sheet of 100gsm paper will weigh 100 grams and so on. Note gsm is commonly used rather than g/m2 in most day to day use.

## How thick is 20 lb copy paper?

BondUS pounds (500 sheets)Metric grams/sq meter (500 sheets)Caliper2074.0042489.004528104.00532118.006