Book Thickness Calculator
Whole, Even, Number

Parts Table

No. Desc Thickness Weight
Qty per Carton:
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DISCLAIMER:The numerical results from this calculator are estimates only and are not guaranteed.

Use the Book Thickness Calculator to calculate the thickness and weight of a finished print piece.

  1. Start by selecting the finished piece trim size. Changing the trim size during calculations will cause the calculator to reset and you will have to start over.
  2. Select the paper type for each part. For example if you are adding the cover part to the calculator select on of the cover paper type option.
  3. Select the paper weight for each part.
  4. Select the number of pages for each part. Be aware the paper weight and number of pages selectors change when the Paper Type selector is changed.
  5. Click on the Calculate button. The calculator will determine the thickness and weight of the part based on your options and will add the part to the Parts Table.
  6. Calculate will also update the Results block with total piece thickness and weight as well as packing options
  7. If you wish to have a certain number of pieces packed in each carton enter the desired number in the Qty Per Carton field in the Results box and click on the Apply button
  8. The calculator will determine the required height of the carton which may indicate a need for a custom carton.
  9. Click on the Reset button to clear the calculator and start over.