Architectural drawing sizes are based on the ARCH scale, while engineering drawing paper sizes are based on the ANSI scale. D-size paper for architectural plans is 24” x “36” inches (or 609.6 x 914.4 millimeters), while D-size paper for engineering plans is 22” x 34” (or 558.8 x 863.6 millimeters).
International Paper Sizes
A Series
mm
inches
A0
841 x 1189
33.11 x 46.81
A1
594 x 841
23.39 x 33.1
A2
420 x 594
16.54 x 23.29
A3
297 x 420
11.69 x 16.54
A4
210 x 297
8.27 x 11.69
A5
148 x 210
5.83 x 8.27
B Series
mm
inches
B0
1000 x 1414
39.37 x 55.67
B1
707 x 1000
27.83 x 39.37
B2
500 x 707
19.68 x 27.83
B3
353 x 500
13.90 x 19.68
B4
250 x 353
9.84 x 13.90
B5
176 x 250
6.93 x 9.84
C Series (envelopes)
mm
inches
C0
917 x 1297
36.00 x 51.20
C1
648 x 917
25.60 x 36.00
C2
458 x 648
18.00 x 25.60
C3
324 x 458
12.80 x 18.00
C4
229 x 324
9.00 x 12.80
C5
162 x 229
6.40 x 9.0
DL
110 x 220
4.33 x 8.66
Common Office Paper Sizes US/Imperial
Inches
Executive
184 x 267
8 ^{1}/_{4} x 13
Foolscap E
203 x 330
5 x 8
Ledger
432 x 279
8 ^{1}/_{2} x 14
Letter / US, A / ANSI A
216 x 279
4 x 6
Quarto
216 x 275
5 ^{1}/_{2} x 8 ^{1}/_{2}
Tabloid / US, B / ANSI B
279 x 432
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A3 Paper Size Specifications. A3 paper is used widely throughout the world. In the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the Philippines, this size and other ISO (International Standards Organization) paper sizes are in limited use only. Non final intonation examples paragraph. The naming convention 'A3' comes from the ISO metric-based paper size measurement system. View our A3 Paper. ‣ Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: Discuss this video: Related Vid. Paper Size inches mm; Antiquarian: 53 x 31: 1346 x 787: Cartridge: 26 x 12: 660 x 305: Crown: 20 x 15: 508 x 381: Double Crown. Standard Metric Sizes - Standard metric drawing sheet sizes. Paper Sizes - commonly used in U.S. Offices - Office paper sizes as Letter, Legal.
Sizes used for printing and drawing papers
Imperial or pre-metric sizes used for drawings:
Paper Size
inches
mm
Antiquarian
53 x 31
1346 x 787
Cartridge
26 x 12
660 x 305
Crown
20 x 15
508 x 381
Double Crown
30 x 20
762 x 508
Double Elephant
40 x 27
1016 x 686
Double Foolscap
27 x 17
686 x 432
Foolscap, paper cut
13 1/2 x 8 1∕2
343 x 216
Foolscap, for normal writing
13 x 8
330 x 203
Quarto
10 x 8
254 x 203
Octavo
8 x 5
203 x 127
Imperial
30 x 22
762 x 559
Post
19 x 15 1/4
483 x 387
Royal
20 x 25
508 x 635
Quad Crown
40 x 30
1016 x 762
Quad Double Crown
60 x 40
1524 x 1016
Metric Paper Sizes In Inches Conversion Chart
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