# Your question: How do you find the GSM of a knitted fabric?

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## How do you convert basis weight to GSM?

To convert basis weight of a given standard size of paper to grams per square meter, multiply its basis weight by 1406.5 and divide the results by the square area of its basic size.

## How do you control GSM?

GSM can be controlled either by taking a coarse count of yarn. Or for the same count of yarn increasing the stitches per inch. Stitch per inches can be increased by either resorting to a higher gauge machine or by decreasing the loop length.

## Is 170 GSM cotton good?

That will depend on what your needs are. Fabric weight is in almost all cases is a definition of the thickness of the garment itself. If you want a heavy t-shirt then a 180-200gsm item is generally at the very top end of a t-shirt weight, but if you want a nice lightweight summer t-shirt a 130-150 is also great.

## Is 300 GSM fabric good?

The higher the GSM number, the denser the fabric will be. For example, if the label on a linen shirt reads 180-200 GSM, the shirt material would be thick and would probably keep one warm. On warmer days, the best pick would be a shirt that is 130-150 GSM which is bound to be airy and flimsy.

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## What is the difference between thread count and GSM?

How is GSM different to thread count? Strictly speaking there’s no comparison to be made between GSM and thread count. One measures the weight of a fabric, while the other the number of single threads woven to make that fabric.

## How is GSM wrapper calculated?

Substance in gsm = (Weight of reel in kgs * 100000)/(Length of paper on meter * reel width in cms)

1. Expressed in grams per square meter (g/m²), paper density is also known as grammage. …
2. Expressed in terms of the mass (expressed as weight) per number of sheets, it is known as basis weight.

## Is 180 GSM cotton good?

Even though a higher GSM fabric offers higher durability, but when it comes to T-shirts these heavy fabrics are not wearable and preferable during summer weather. T-shirts chosen by us have a GSM strength of 180.

GSM: Fabric Quality Metric.

Clothing Wear GSM Details
Plain T-shirt 180 GSM Suitable for SummerWear and as inner wear during winters.