Calculating weights of folders and paper

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Calculating weights of folders and paper

Postby Snake » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:24 am

Approximate weight per cubic foot of file cabinet contents

Re: Calculating weights of folders and paper

Postby Guest » Sat Aug 18, 2007 5:57 pm

Snake wrote:Approximate weight per cubic foot of file cabinet contents

This is more of a guess:
1) By definition 2000 letter-size sheets of 20 lb paper weigh 20 lbs

2) A 5000 sheet box would weigh 50 lbs, and it's about the same size as a file drawer (files fit in it).

So I am guess contents are about 60 lbs per drawer, plus the cabinent weight.

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