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Packaging Film Square Inch Yield per Pound for Film Chart

Need to know the square inches per pound of film? Here's a chart of several types of film with several film thicknesses.

This chart is for reference only. Film with a coating or other treatment would have a different density.

To calculate the yield of a square inch of film, multiply the thickness (gauge) by the density, then divide by 27.68.

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Gauge Mil PP HDPE OPS HIPS PETG PVC RPETG APET
Density 0.9 0.964 1.05 1.05 1.28 1.32 1.33
0.00115 1.15 26,744 24,968 22,923 22,923 18,804 18,235 18,097
0.00125 1.25 24,604 22,971 21,090 21,090 17,300 16,776 16,650
0.002 2 15,378 14,357 13,181 13,181 10,813 10,485 10,406
0.0025 2.5 12,302 11,485 10,545 10,545 8,650 8,388 8,325
0.003 3 10,252 9,571 8,787 8,787 7,208 6,990 6,937
0.004 4 7,689 7,178 6,590 6,590 5,406 5,242 5,203
0.005 5 6,151 5,743 5,272 5,272 4,325 4,194 4,162
0.0075 7.5 4,101 3,828 3,515 3,515 2,883 2,796 2,775
0.01 10 3,076 2,871 2,636 2,636 2,163 2,097 2,081
0.012 12 2,563 2,393 2,197 2,197 1,802 1,747 1,734
0.014 14 2,197 2,051 1,883 1,883 1,545 1,498 1,487
0.015 15 2,050 1,914 1,757 1,757 1,442 1,398 1,387
0.018 18 1,709 1,595 1,465 1,465 1,201 1,165 1,156
0.02 20 1,538 1,436 1,318 1,318 1,081 1,048 1,041
0.025 25 1,230 1,149 1,054 1,054 865 839 832
0.03 30 1,025 957 879 879 721 699 694
0.035 35 879 820 753 753 618 599 595
0.04 40 769 718 659 659 541 524 520
0.045 45 683 638 586 586 481 466 462
0.05 50 615 574 527 527 433 419 416
0.055 55 559 522 479 479 393 381 378
0.06 60 513 479 439 439 360 349 347