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A simple guide to common paper sizes

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When it comes to common paper sizes it can get a little confusing.

If you are looking at having a large print run or custom artwork created for a specific size this can become a nightmare. We put together this handy guide to give you some peace of mind.

ISO paper sizes are widely used in the printing industry, so we have created a list below with the most common sizes.

A list of the most common paper stock sizes:

  • 4A0 – 1682 x 2378mm
  • 2A0 – 1189 x 1682mm 
  • A0 – 841 x 1189mm
  • A1 – 594 x 841mm
  • A2 – 420 x 594mm
  • A3 – 297 x 420mm
  • A4 – 210 x 297mm
  • A5 – 148 x 210mm
  • A6 – 105 x 148mm
  • A7 – 74 x 195mm
  • A8 – 52 x 74mm
  • A9 – 37 x 52mm
  • A10 – 26 x 27mm

The SRA Series

The SRA Series is the ISO paper size standard that is used by printers to  produce the finished A Series of common paper sizes.

  • SRA0 – 900 x 1280 mm
  • SRA1 – 640 x 900 mm
  • SRA2 – 450 x 640 mm
  • SRA3 – 320 x 450 mm
  • SRA4 – 225 x 320 mm

Poster sizes

  • Demy – 215 x 130mm
  • Mini Quad – 310 x 410mm
  • Crown – 1520 x 1020mm
  • Single Crown – 1520 x 1020mm
  • Crown Folio (CF) – 380 x 260mm
  • Double Crown (DC) – 380 x 260mm
  • Royal – 380 x 260mm
  • British half sheet – 560 x 760mm
  • British one sheet – 740 x 1510mm
  • Quad Crown (QC) – 760 x 1020mm
  • Double Royal (DR) – 1020 x 640mm
  • Quad – 1020 x 750mm
  • Quad Crown Broadside – 1020 x 760mm
  • Quad Royal (QR) – 1020 x 1270mm

Billboard

  • 4 sheet – 1510 x 1010mm
  • Single Sheet – 1520 x 1020mm
  • 16 sheet – 1520 x 1020mm
  • 32 sheet – 3040 x 4060mm
  • 48 sheet – 3040 x 6090 mm

Envelope Sizes

  • C3 – 324 x 457mm
  • C4 – 229 x 324mm
  • C5 – 162 x 229mm
  • C6 – 114 x 162 mm
  • DL – 110 x 220mm

Need some more information? No problem, feel free to get in touch and a member of our team will be happy to help explain more about common paper sizes.

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