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12th Jan 2004, 11:25 PM
yea I know a bit of a funny question but how the hell do you tell what the quality of the paper is gonna be like. For example I'm looking for paper simular to that found in a dvd insert what GSM or whatever would that be?

13th Jan 2004, 07:11 AM
80GSM is standard for printer paper. 300GSM was the heaviest weight we worked in at the studio i used to work at, that was pretty thick card. i would say a dvd insert would be no more than 150GSM. probably less. its the finish that you have on the paper rather than the weight that will get you the stiffness i think. i could be wrong though.