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Belonging to the ISO 216 series, P1 is a unique paper size that stands out in its dimensions and usage. This international standard, adopted by most countries worldwide, ensures consistency in the realm of paper sizes.

The P1 paper size measures 560 x 860 mm or 22.0 x 33.9 inches, making it an ideal choice for large-scale print projects such as posters or architectural drawings. Its expansive surface area allows for detailed illustrations and comprehensive information display.

P1 paper dimensions


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2A046.81 x 66.221189 x 1682119 x 1683370 x 4768
A120.51 x 0.7113 x 181 x 237 x 51
4A066.22 x 93.621682 x 2378168 x 2384768 x 6741
A110.71 x 1.0218 x 262 x 351 x 74
A101.02 x 1.4626 x 373 x 474 x 105
A3+12.95 x 19.02329 x 48333 x 48933 x 1369
A1+23.98 x 35.98609 x 91461 x 911726 x 2591
A0+35.98 x 50.87914 x 129291 x 1292591 x 3662
A64.13 x 5.83105 x 14811 x 15298 x 420
A55.83 x 8.27148 x 21015 x 21420 x 595
A48.27 x 11.69210 x 29721 x 30595 x 842
A311.69 x 16.54297 x 42030 x 42842 x 1191
A91.46 x 2.0537 x 524 x 5105 x 147
A216.54 x 23.39420 x 59442 x 591191 x 1684
A82.05 x 2.9152 x 745 x 7147 x 210
A123.39 x 33.11594 x 84159 x 841684 x 2384
A72.91 x 4.1374 x 1057 x 11210 x 298
A033.11 x 46.81841 x 118984 x 1192384 x 3370

Interestingly, the ISO 216 series, including P1, is based on an aspect ratio of √2:1. This mathematical principle ensures that when a sheet is cut in half parallel to its shorter sides, the resulting halves will again have the same aspect ratio.

Moreover, P1's compatibility with both inkjet and laser printers adds to its versatility. Whether you're aiming for high-quality photo prints or crisp text documents, this paper size can accommodate your needs.

Whether you're a professional architect drafting blueprints or a marketer creating eye-catching posters - P1's unique dimensions and universal standards make it an excellent choice for large-scale printing needs.

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Interesting facts about P1

1: P1 Paper Size

P1 paper is a part of the ISO 216 standard series and is commonly used for posters, banners, and large format printing. It measures approximately 841mm x 1189mm or 33.11 inches x 46.81 inches.

2: Origin of ISO Paper Sizes

The ISO paper size system was first introduced in Germany in the early 20th century by Dr. Walter Porstmann. It aimed to standardize paper sizes to simplify printing processes and reduce waste.

3: P1's Relation to A0

P1 paper is exactly half the size of A0 paper, which means two P1 sheets can be placed side by side to form an A0 sheet.

4: Variations Across Countries

The P1 size is not universally recognized across all countries. In some regions, it may be referred to as D1 or E2 instead.

5: Common Applications

P1 paper is often used for outdoor advertising such as billboards, bus stop advertisements, and large-scale promotional materials due to its large dimensions.

6: Printing Challenges

Due to its size, printing on P1 paper can present challenges such as finding suitable printers capable of handling such large sheets and ensuring proper alignment during the printing process.

7: Folding Difficulties

Folding P1-sized sheets can be challenging due to their dimensions. Special folding machines or techniques may be required for precise and efficient folding.

8: Transportation Considerations

Transporting P1-sized prints can be cumbersome due to their size. Special packaging or transportation methods may be necessary to protect the prints during transit.

9: Customization Options

P1 paper can be customized with various finishes, such as glossy or matte coatings, to enhance the visual appeal and durability of the printed materials.

10: Environmental Impact

Using P1 paper for large format printing can result in significant paper waste. It is important to consider eco-friendly alternatives and recycling options to minimize environmental impact.