Basis Weight Testing
Basis Weight testing measures the weight of corrugated board (in grammage) to determine the weight per unit area. Fiberboard is commonly referred to by its ‘mass per unit area.’
Corrugated boards’ weight can be a determining factor in strength and stiffness of the board, so finding the weight, or mass per unit area, is one of the first tests conducted when studying new board.
Equipment used for Basis Weight Testing: