# GSM to Kilograms Calculator

If you know the grams per square meter (GSM) value of a material but are unsure about its weight, you can use this calculator. Simply enter the GSM value along with the width and length of the material, then click the calculate button. The final result will provide you with the weight of the material in kilograms.

## Formula to convert GSM to Kg

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The formula to convert GSM (Grams per Square Meter) to kilograms is:

\[ \text{Weight (kg)} = \frac{\text{GSM} \times \text{Width (m)} \times \text{Length (m)}}{1000} \]Where:

- \(\text{Weight (kg)}\): The resulting weight of the material in kilograms
- \(\text{GSM}\): Grams per Square Meter, representing the weight of the material per unit area
- \(\text{Width (m)}\): The width of the material in meters
- \(\text{Length (m)}\): The length of the material in meters

Example: Suppose your material has a GSM of 200, a width of 2 meters, and a length of 3 meters. Calculate the weight in kilograms.

**Answer:**

Using the GSM to KG formula:

\[ \text{Weight (kg)} = \frac{200 \times 2 \times 3}{1000} = 1.2 \, \text{kg} \]Therefore, the weight of the material is 1.2 kilograms.

## What is GSM and why it is important?

GSM stands for grams per square meter; this measurement is very important as it tells us about the weight and density of the material. GSM is used in the textile and paper industry; it is the pure indicator of how highly dense a material is. The high GSM shows a very dense material with more weight, while low GSM indicates a light material. For precise GSM to kg conversion, make sure to enter the correct measurement value in the above calculator.

## Importance in Textiles

In the textile industry, as mentioned earlier, GSM plays a crucial role. Textile experts always check the GSM of the products they produce. If there is even a slight difference in GSM from the desired value, the material becomes degraded, and they have to create another sample. They continue these trials until they achieve the desired GSM for their product. Once got desired GSM, Â the next step is to convert the GSM to Kg, it is an important step in the textile industry as this will indicate the overall weight of the material.