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Belonging to the ISO 216 standard, Ciner is a unique paper size that holds its own in the world of print and design. This format, often overlooked yet incredibly versatile, offers a distinctive canvas for various applications.

As part of the ISO 216 series, Ciner adheres to an aspect ratio of 1:√2. This ratio ensures that when you cut or fold the paper in half along its longest side, you retain two smaller sheets with identical proportions. It's this ingenious design principle that sets Ciner and other ISO 216 formats apart from their ANSI counterparts.

Ciner 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

Ciner's dimensions are not arbitrary but carefully calculated. The length and width follow a precise mathematical relationship rooted in the square root of two (√2). This relationship guarantees consistent proportions across all sizes within the series - a feature that designers and printers greatly appreciate.

Interestingly, despite being part of an international standard, Ciner is not as widely recognized or used as A4 or B5 sizes. However, this doesn't diminish its value or potential. In fact, it presents an opportunity for businesses to stand out by using a less conventional paper size.

While it may not be as popular as some other formats within the same series, Ciner offers unique advantages due to its adherence to ISO 216 standards and distinctive aspect ratio. Its underutilization presents an opportunity for differentiation in print design and marketing materials.

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Interesting facts about Ciner

1: Ciner paper is a type of coated paper

Ciner paper is a high-quality coated paper that has been specially treated to have a smooth and glossy surface. This coating enhances the print quality and makes it ideal for printing photographs, brochures, and other promotional materials.

2: It is named after the Ciner Group

The term "Ciner" in Ciner paper refers to the Ciner Group, a Turkish conglomerate that specializes in various industries including energy, mining, media, and packaging. The Ciner Group has its own line of coated papers known as Ciner papers.

3: It offers excellent ink absorption

Ciner paper is designed to have excellent ink absorption properties. This means that when printed on, the ink quickly gets absorbed into the paper fibers, resulting in vibrant colors and sharp images.

4: It comes in various weights and finishes

Ciner paper is available in different weights or thicknesses ranging from lightweight (around 90 gsm) to heavyweight (up to 300 gsm). Additionally, it can be found with different finishes such as matte or gloss depending on the desired look and feel of the final printed piece.

5: It is environmentally friendly

Ciner papers are often produced using sustainable practices. They are made from renewable resources like wood pulp sourced from responsibly managed forests. Additionally, some variants may be recyclable or made with recycled content.

6: It provides excellent printability for both offset and digital printing

Ciner papers are known for their exceptional printability on both offset presses (traditional printing method) as well as digital printers (modern printing method). This versatility makes it a popular choice among printers and designers.

7: It is used for various applications

Ciner paper finds its application in a wide range of printed materials such as magazines, catalogs, book covers, postcards, and packaging. Its smooth surface and high-quality print results make it suitable for projects that require a professional finish.

8: It is compatible with different printing techniques

Ciner paper can be used with various printing techniques including lithography, flexography, gravure, and digital printing. Its compatibility with different methods allows for greater flexibility in choosing the most suitable printing process for specific projects.

9: It has good resistance to aging

Ciner paper is designed to have good resistance to aging. This means that over time, the paper will retain its color vibrancy and structural integrity without yellowing or becoming brittle.

10: It is widely recognized for its quality

Ciner papers are highly regarded in the printing industry for their exceptional quality. They are often chosen by professionals who seek reliable performance and superior results in their printed materials.