Wednesday, August 8, 2012

International Paper Size

International Paper Size
We are surrounded by stationary item every day, Paper is one of them. Whichever part of world we move we will come to see that paper size in that country is same as our country. It is because the world is globalized and thus every country follows same pattern of paper. Let’s have a look to it.
A Series is based on AO (841×1189), which is equivalent of a square metre in area, and each smaller size A1, A2, etc., is equal to half of the predeing larger size.
Size
Millimetres
Inches
2A
1189*1682
46.81*66.22
20
841*1189
33.11*46.81
A1
594*841
23.39*33.11
A2
420*594
16.54*23.39
A3
297*420
11.69*16.54
A4
210*297
8.27*11.69
A5
148*210
5.83*8.27
A6
105*148
4.13*5.83
A7
74*105
2.91*4.13
A8
52*74
2.05*2.91
A9
37*52
1.46*2.05
A10
26*37
1.02*1.46





C series is for envelopes or folders suitable for enclosing stationery in the A sizes
Size
Millimetres
Inches
C3
324*458
12.76*18.03
C4
229*324
9.02*12.76
C5
162*229
6.38*9.02
C6
114*162
4.49*6.38
C7
81*114
3.19*4.49
DL
110*220
4.33*8.66

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