Paper & Image Estimator

This is an estimation and what causes variations are the number of file folders, fasteners such as binding clips, paperclip, staples, etc, and unwanted materials in the files such as glossy brochures.

How to Estimate the Number of Pages & Images

Graphic Description Quantity
A stack of loose paper Loose Paper 150 – 180 Pages Per Inch
A white Xerox copy paper box Copy Box (L 17.5″ x H 9.75″ x W 11.5″) 1,800 – 2,200 Pages Per Box
A white bankers box Banker Box (L 16″ x H 10″ x W 12″) 1,800 – 2,000 Pages Per Box
A lateral file cabinet drawer open to reveal papers Lateral File Cabinet 5,000 – 6,000 Pages Per Drawer
Two 4 drawer cabinets side by side 4 Drawer Standard File Cabinet 2,500 Pages Per Drawer
A stack of photographs Photographs 100 – 125 Per Inch
A yellow tape measure representing a linear foot Linear Foot 1,800 Pages Per Linear Foot


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