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Belonging to the ISO 216 standard, DIN B8 is a distinctive paper size that holds its own unique place in the world of print and design. This specific format measures 62 x 88 mm, making it an ideal choice for a variety of applications.

As part of the B-series in the ISO 216 standard, DIN B8 is designed using an aspect ratio of √2. This ingenious ratio ensures that when you cut or fold the paper in half along its larger dimension, you retain the same aspect ratio. It's this feature that sets DIN B8 apart from other paper sizes and makes it a versatile option for designers and printers alike.

DIN B8 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

DIN B8 also shares a close relationship with ANSI series, another widely recognized standard in paper sizing. While not identical, there are similarities between these two standards which allow for some level of interchangeability depending on specific requirements.

Interestingly enough, despite its smaller size compared to other formats like A4 or Letter size, DIN B8 doesn't compromise on functionality. From business cards to leaflets or even miniature art prints - this compact yet versatile paper size can accommodate them all.

DIN B8 is more than just a piece of paper; it's an embodiment of thoughtful design principles and practicality rolled into one neat package. Its unique dimensions coupled with its adaptability make it an invaluable asset in any print or design project.

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Interesting facts about DIN B8

1: The Dimensions

DIN B8 paper measures 62 mm x 88 mm, making it one of the smallest standardized paper sizes in the DIN series.

2: Commonly Used for Tickets

This paper size is commonly used for printing tickets, such as cinema tickets or event passes, due to its compact size.

3: Fits in Wallets

The dimensions of DIN B8 paper are designed to fit perfectly inside a standard wallet, making it convenient for carrying important information or notes on the go.

4: Historical Origins

The DIN (Deutsches Institut für Normung) series of paper sizes originated in Germany and was first introduced in the early 20th century. It aimed to standardize paper dimensions for various purposes.

5: Part of ISO Standardization

The DIN B8 size is part of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization system, which ensures compatibility and uniformity across different countries and industries.

6: Rarely Used Outside Europe

DIN B8 is primarily used in European countries that follow the ISO standards. In other parts of the world, alternative ticket sizes may be more common.

7: Folding Possibilities

Due to its small size, DIN B8 can be easily folded into various shapes or used as inserts within larger documents or envelopes.

8: Not Suitable for Extensive Text Content

Given its limited space, DIN B8 is not ideal for printing extensive text content. It is better suited for short messages or essential information.

9: Variations in Weight and Thickness

DIN B8 paper can come in different weights and thicknesses, allowing for customization based on specific printing requirements or durability needs.

10: Environmental Considerations

When choosing DIN B8 paper, it is important to consider its environmental impact. Opting for recycled or sustainably sourced paper helps reduce the ecological footprint associated with its production.