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Q.1016: What is the difference between Tissue, Paper, Paperboard and Board?

Ans. These all are type of paper differentiated based on weight per unit area. The most common weight per unit area is grams per meter square (g/m2), also known as GSM.

Tissue:  <40 g/m2
Paper:  40 - 120 g/m2
Paperboard:  120-200 g/m2
Board:  >200 g/m2

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