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The following table define paper sizes thru out the world. Most engineering organizations in the world use the ISO Paper Size standard. USA engineering oranizations sue ANSI drawing size borders.

ISO Paper Sizes Chart Table Chart
Format|
Size
A Series Paper Sizes
B Series Paper Sizes
C Series Paper Sizes
0
841 × 1189
33.1 × 46.8
1000 × 1414
39.4 × 55.7
917 × 1297
36.1 × 51.1
1
594 × 841
23.4 × 33.1
707 × 1000
27.8 × 39.4
648 × 917
25.5 × 36.1
2
420 × 594
16.5 × 23.4
500 × 707
19.7 × 27.8
458 × 648
18.0 × 25.5
3
297 × 420
11.7 × 16.5
353 × 500
13.9 × 19.7
324 × 458
12.8 × 18.0
4
210 × 297
8.27 × 11.7
250 × 353
9.84 × 13.9
229 × 324
9.02 × 12.8
5
148 × 210
5.83 × 8.27
176 × 250
6.93 × 9.84
162 × 229
6.38 × 9.02
6
105 × 148
4.13 × 5.83
125 × 176
4.92 × 6.93
114 × 162
4.49 × 6.38
7
74 × 105
2.91 × 4.13
88 × 125
3.46 × 4.92
81 × 114
3.19 × 4.49
8
52 × 74
2.05 × 2.91
62 × 88
2.44 × 3.46
57 × 81
2.24 × 3.19
9
37 × 52
1.46 × 2.05
44 × 62
1.73 × 2.44
40 × 57
1.57 × 2.24
10
26 × 37
1.02 × 1.46
31 × 44
1.22 × 1.73
28 × 40
1.10 × 1.57

The tolerances specified in the standard are

  • ±1.5 mm (0.06 in) for dimensions up to 150 mm (5.9 in),
  • ±2 mm (0.08 in) for lengths in the range 150 to 600 mm (5.9 to 23.6 in) and
  • ±3 mm (0.12 in) for any dimension above 600 mm (23.6 in).

DIN 476 provides for formats larger than A0, denoted by a prefix factor. In particular, it lists the formats 2A0 and 4A0, which are twice and four times the size of A0 respectively:

DIN 476 Over formatsTable Chart
Designation
mm x mm
in x in
4A0 
1682 × 2378
66.22 × 93.62
2A0
1189 × 1682
46.81 × 66.22

DIN 476 also specifies slightly tighter tolerances:

  • ±1 mm (0.04 in) for dimensions up to 150 mm (5.9 in),
  • ±1.5 mm (0.06 in) for lengths in the range 150 mm to 600 mm (5.9 to 23.6 in) and
  • ±2 mm (0.08 in) for any dimension above 600 mm (23.6 in).

Swedish standard SS 014711 generalized the ISO system of A, B, and C formats by adding D, E, F, and G formats to it. Its D format sits between a B format and the next larger A format (just like C sits between A and the next larger B).

Swedish Paper Formats Table Chart
Designation
Long Edge
Short Edge
(Hn)
r +5½ × s n
r +1½ × s n
Dn
r +5 × s n
r +1 × s n
Fn
r +4½ × s n
r +½ × s n
Bn
r +4 × s n
r 0 × s n
Gn
r +3½ × s n
r ???½ × s n
Cn
r +3 × s n
r ???1 × s n
En
r +2½ × s n
r ???1½ × s n
An
r +2 × s n
r ???2 × s n

 


Japanese B-Series Paper Sizes:

JIS defines two main series of paper sizes. The JIS A-series is identical to the ISO A-series, but with slightly different tolerances. The area of B-series paper is 1.5 times that of the corresponding A-paper (instead of the factor 1.414... for the ISO B-series), so the length ratio is approximately 1.22 times the length of the corresponding A-series paper.

JIS Paper Sizes Table Chart
Size
mm x mm
in x in
mm x mm
in x in
mm x mm
in x in
0
1030 × 1456
40.55 × 57.32
1
728 × 1030
28.66 × 40.55
2
515 × 728
20.28 × 28.66
3
364 × 515
14.33 × 20.28
4
257 × 364
10.12 × 14.33
264 × 379
10.39 × 14.92
227 × 306
8.94 × 12.05
5
182 × 257
7.17 × 10.12
189 × 262
7.44 × 10.31
151 × 227
5.94 × 8.94
6
128 × 182
5.04 × 7.17
127 × 188
5.00 × 7.40
7
91 × 128
3.58 × 5.04
8
64 × 91
2.52 × 3.58
9
45 × 64
1.77 × 2.52
10
32 × 45
1.26 × 1.77
11
22 × 32
0.87 × 1.26
12
16 × 22
0.63 × 0.87

 


In commercial and academic typesetting, the most common paper size is carta , equivalent to US Letter (8.5" by 11"). In legal papers oficio is used equivalent to 8.5" by 13" which is shorter than US Legal.

Colombian Paper Size Table Chart
Size
mm x mm
Aspect Ratio
Pliego
700 × 1000
1.412857
1/2 Pliego
500 × 700
1.4
1/4 Pliego
350 × 500
1.412857
1/8 Pliego
250 × 350
1.4
Carta
216 × 279
1.291667
Oficio
216 × 330
1.527778
Extra Tabloide
304.8 × 457.2
1.5

 


 

USA America Business Office Standard Paper Sizes Table Chart
Paper Size
in x in
mm x mm
Canadian equivalent
Letter
8.5 × 11
215.9 × 279.4
P4: 215 × 280
Government Letter
8.0 × 10.5
203.2 × 266.7
Legal
8.5 × 14
215.9 × 355.6
Junior Legal
8.0 × 5.0
203.2 × 127
Ledger
17 × 11
432 × 279
Tabloid
11 × 17
279 × 432

 


 

ANSI Paper Sizes Table Chart
Name
in x in
mm x mm
Similar ISO A Size
A
8.5 × 11
216 × 279
A4
B
11 × 17
279 × 432
A3
C
17 × 22
432 × 559
A2
D
22 × 34
559 × 864
A1
E
34 × 44
864 × 1118
A0

Other, larger sizes continuing the alphabetic series illustrated above exist, but it should be noted that they are not part of the series per se , because they do not exhibit the same aspect ratios. For example, Engineering F size (28 i


The architectural series, usually abbreviated "Arch", is shown below:

USA ArchitecturalSizes Table Chart
Name in x in mm x mm
Arch A 9 × 12 229 × 305
Arch B 12 × 18 305 × 457
Arch C 18 × 24 457 × 610
Arch D 24 × 36 610 × 915
Arch E 36 × 48 915 × 1220
Arch E1 30 × 42 762 × 1070
Arch E2 26 × 38 660 × 965
Arch E3 27 × 39 686 × 991

 


 

Business Index Cards Table Chart
Name
in x in
mm x mm
Index Card
3 × 5
76 × 127
Index Card
4 × 6
102 × 152
Index Card
5 × 8
127 × 203
International Business Card
2 1???8 × 3.37
53.98 × 85.6
USA Business Card
2 × 3.5
51 × 89
Japanese Business Card
???2.165 × ???3.583
55 × 91
Hungarian Business Card
???1.969 × ???3.543
50 × 90

 


 

Photographic Paper Sizes Table Chart
Name
in x in
mm x mm
2R
2.5 × 3.5
64 × 89
-
3 × 5
76 × 127
LD, DSC
3.5 × 4.67
89 × 119
3R, L
3.5 × 5
89 × 127
LW
3.5 × 5.25
89 × 133
KGD
4 × 5.33
102 × 136
4R, KG
4 × 6
102 × 152
2LD, DSCW
5 × 6.67
127 × 169
5R, 2L
5 × 7
127 × 178
2LW
5 × 7.5
127 × 190
6R
6 × 8
152 × 203
8R, 6P
8 × 10
203 × 254
S8R, 6PW
8 × 12
203 × 305
11R
11 × 14
279 × 356
A3+, Super B
13 × 19
330 × 483

 

Post Card Sizes Table Chart
Designation
Min.
Max.
Height
3.5
4.25
Width
5.0
6.0
Thickness
0.007
0.016

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