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Belonging to the JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard) B series, the JIS B7 paper size is a unique and intriguing dimension in the world of paper sizes. It's part of an ISO 216 international standard that also includes the A and C series, widely recognized by industries across the globe.

The dimensions of JIS B7 are 128 x 91 mm or 5.04 x 3.58 inches, making it slightly larger than its ANSI equivalent, which is part of the North American system. This difference in size allows for more content to be placed on a single sheet without compromising readability or design aesthetics.

JIS B7 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, each subsequent size in the B series is half the size of its predecessor when folded parallel to its shorter sides. This means that if you fold a JIS B6 piece in half, you'll get two JIS B7 sheets - a feature that provides versatility and efficiency for various printing needs.

Despite being less popular than A-series paper sizes like A4 or A3, JIS B7 holds its own unique appeal. Its compact yet spacious dimensions make it ideal for creating pocket-sized brochures, mini catalogs, or small booklets where portability meets functionality.

While it may not be as commonly used as some other sizes in ISO or ANSI series', JIS B7 offers distinct advantages due to its unique proportions and compatibility with both Japanese and international standards.

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Interesting facts about JIS B7

1: JIS B7 Paper Size

JIS B7 paper is a Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS) paper size that measures 88 x 125 mm (3.5 x 4.9 inches). It is part of the B series, which includes various sizes larger than the A series commonly used in most countries.

2: Unique Aspect Ratio

The aspect ratio of JIS B7 paper is approximately 1:1.42, which means its width is about 1.42 times its height. This aspect ratio differs from the standard ISO A and B series papers, which have an aspect ratio of approximately 1:√2.

3: Traditional Use in Japan

JIS B7 paper has traditionally been used in Japan for various purposes such as printing books, pocket notebooks, and small notepads due to its compact size.

4: Compatibility with Envelopes

JIS B7 paper fits perfectly into a JIS C6 envelope, which measures approximately 114 x 162 mm (4.5 x 6.38 inches). This compatibility makes it convenient for mailing or distributing small documents.

5: Limited International Adoption

While JIS B7 paper is widely used in Japan, it has limited adoption outside the country. Most international markets prefer standard ISO sizes like A-series papers or US Letter size.

6: Historical Origin

The Japanese Industrial Standards Committee introduced the JIS paper sizes in the mid-20th century to establish a standardized system for various industries including printing and stationery.

7: Similarity to ISO B7

Although JIS B7 and ISO B7 paper sizes share the same name, they have different dimensions. ISO B7 measures 88 x 125 mm (3.5 x 4.9 inches), while JIS B7 is slightly larger at 91 x 128 mm (3.6 x 5 inches).

8: Commonly Used in Manga

JIS B7 paper is often used by manga artists in Japan for creating small-sized manga books or doujinshi, which are self-published works.

9: Availability and Variants

JIS B7 paper is readily available in Japan and can be found in various weights, colors, and finishes to suit different printing needs.

10: Niche Applications

While JIS B7 may not be as widely known or used globally, it serves niche applications where a compact size is desired, such as certain types of pocket calendars or specialized notepads.