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What does GSM stand for?

GSM stands for Grams per Square Meter (paper weight)


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Third-party SAE J1737 fuel permeation tests conducted by Akron Rubber Development Labs showed Barricade at a permeation level of 1 gram per square meter per day, significantly under the CARB maximum allowable fuel permeation limit of 15 grams per square meter per day.
Bed Ted uses 155 grams per square meter (gsm) of quality cotton, whereas its nearest competitors use 125 gsm as standard so Bed Ted products feel much more luxurious.
All models can print on a wide range of substrates without pre-coat, including various self-adhesive materials such as co-extruded films, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polyester, paperboards, paper with weights ranging from 40 to 350 grams per square meter, and transparent and opaque foils.
The material's main feature is its unusually high water vapor permeability, which in the case of a 15 micrometer thick film amounts to 5,400 grams per square meter per day at 38[degrees]C and 90% relative humidity according to DIN Standard 53122.
Decorative foils are cellulose papers that weigh between 40 and 140 grams per square meter untreated, although most of the commercially available papers in this category tend to range between 40 and 80 grams per square meter.