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Standardized formats for drawing

formatosSheets of paper with printers that feed, generally, having a size of 210 X 297 mm. Maybe it's something you did not know, you had not even raised. Why that particular size? Why not have done with a rounder extent such 200 x 300?

Globalization has brought the need for associated rules that standardize many aspects and everyday objects. A screw manufactured anywhere in the world can be used with a nut on the other side of the planet if they follow the same standard or equivalent.

It is called standardized format size, position and dimensions that gives the paper, become worksheet. (Formats and folded)

For paper formats so does. The standard UNE-EN ISO 5457:2000 titled “Technical product documentation. Formats and presentation of graphical elements of drawing sheets. (ISO 5457:1999)” overrides the previous A 1026-2:1983 defining the shape and size of paper formats and some containers such as envelopes or folders.

Rules for obtaining the Series A

The shape and size of a standard sheet of paper responds to Three Simple RULES:

  • Folding rule: A format is obtained by transverse fold of supervisor. Turning a leaf obtain two of the following series.
  • Rule similarity: The relationship between the sides of a format is equal to the ratio between the side of a square and the diagonal, namely “root of”
  • Reference Rule: The reference format has an area of ​​one square meter.

The following image shows the relationships graphically (similarity and reference) giving rise to the reference format.

Formato_A0

Bending the rules allow you to get the other elements of the series A, as is readily ascertainable that are related as powers of two.

  • 2 formatos A1
  • 4 formatos A2
  • 8 formaton A3
  • …………
  • 2 N AN elevated formats (powers of two)

division_formatos

Auxiliary Series

There are series of, called auxiliary, that serve as containers for paper formats (envelopes and folders, for example).

Series B and C are obtained as geometric means from the series A (la B) or Series A and B (la C)

  • The Series B, are obtained as a geometric mean of two consecutive sides of the A series formats.
  • The C-series, are obtained as geometric mean of the corresponding sides of the Series A and B.

The above measures are rounded resulting in the following table summarizes the measures of different formats:

Serie A Serie B Serie C
A0
841 x 1189
B0
1000 x 1414
C0
917 x 1297
A1
594 x 841
B1
707 x 1000
C1
648 x 917
A2
420 x 594
B2
500 x 707
C2
458 x 648
A3
297 x 420
B3
353 x 500
C3
324 x 456
A4
210 X 297
B4
250 x 353
C4
229 x 324
A5
148 x 210
B5
176 x 250
C5
162 x 229
A6
105 x 148
B6
125 x 176
C6
114 x 162
A7
74 x 105
B7
88 x 125
C7
81 x 114
A8
52 x 74
B8
62 x 88
C8
57 x 81
A9
37 x 52
B9
44 x 62
A10
26 x 37
B10
31 x 44

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