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GSM stands for Grammes per Square Metre - and is how the quality of paper is measured. Normal office paper is either 60 or 80 grammes - good quality paper would be 100 to 120 grammes. Actually, it is how the THICKNESS of paper is measured, in a roundabout way. The more paper weighs, the thicker it is.
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What does gsm on paper mean?

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