PaperCenter paper sizes
A-series paper sizes
The basic paper size in Europe is A0, which has an area of 1 m² with a size of 1189 x 841 mm. In a sheet of A0 are 16 sheets of A4.
A1 is half of the basic size, which with a size of 841 x 594 mm has an area of 0.5 m². In a sheet of A1 are 8 sheets of A4.
A1 paper is used for sidewalk signs and posters.
A2 is half of a sheet of A1, which with a size of 594 x 420 mm has an area of 0.25 m². In a sheet of A2 are 4 sheets of A4.
A2 paper is used in photo frames and click frames.
A3 is half of a sheet of A2 and has a size of 420 x 297 mm. In a sheet of A3 are 2 sheets of A4, folded is the A4 size.
A3 paper is available at PaperCenter as Metallic Paper, Textured Paper, Colored Paper and Plain White. We even have A3 labels.
Other paper sizes
different paper sizes
A-series paper weights
The weight of paper is measured and displayed in the number of grams per square meter (g/m²) and then the A0 format is assumed.
If you have chosen 80 grams of paper, then a sheet of A0 of that paper weighs 80 grams. In a sheet of A0 there are 16 sheets of A4, so a sheet of A4 really weighs 5 grams. Useful to know, i.v.m. the number of stamps when sending.
A0 – 80 grams
A1 – 40 grams
A2 – 20 grams
A3 – 10 grams
A4 – 5 grams
A5 – 2.5 grams
A6 – 1.25 grams
A0 – 80 grams
A1 – 45 grams
A2 – 22.5 grams
A3 – 11.25 grams
A4 – 5.7 grams
A5 – 2.85 grams
A6 – 1.43 grams
For stationery and other correspondence, 80 grams of paper is generally used. If you want a little less translucent paper for your correspondence, choose 90 or 100 grams. For special applications, depending on the printer, you can use even heavier paper, for example 120, 160, 170, 180 or even 200 and 240 grams.