Paper Table

Common paper weights for CD / DVD / USB packaging are listed below.


Grams per
Square Meter
Points (1/1000 inch)  Commonly Used On
Lighter Insert and and Specialty Stocks
120 4 Thinner stock for long booklets
150 5 Thicker stock for short booklets
  7 Vellum, for special artistic effects, specialty pages, stencils
100   uncoated
     
Two-Sided Board (C2S)-- Used for "slab" style packaging, or other
200gsm 8  
250gsm 10  
280gsm 11 Popup Pak jackets
300gsm 12  
350gsm 14  
400gsm
16 Slab constructed jackets with complex cutouts
Single-Sided Coated White Board (C1S)
250gsm 12  
280gsm 14  
310gsm 16 Standard disc mailers and jackets
340gsm
18  
370gsm
20  
390gsm
22  
420gsm
24 Heavy weight mailers and jackets
One-sided Coated (C1S) Recycled White Board
250gsm
12
 
270gsm
14
 
300gsm
16
 
350gsm
18
 
400gsm
22
 
450gsm
26
 
Uncoated Unbleached Board "Fiberboard" ("White Fiberboard" if bleached version)
250 12  
305 16  
350 18  
400 22  
450