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Belonging to the ISO 216 standard, the S22R paper size is a unique and often overlooked member of this globally recognized series. This specific size, while not as commonly used as its A4 or A3 counterparts, holds its own distinctive place within the realm of standardized paper sizes.

The dimensions of S22R are precisely defined by the ISO 216 standard. This ensures consistency across different manufacturers and applications worldwide. The meticulous precision involved in defining these dimensions underscores the importance of uniformity in international standards.

S22R 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, S22R is part of an intriguing mathematical relationship inherent in ISO 216 sizes. Each size in this series has an aspect ratio of √2 (approximately 1:1.414), meaning that when a sheet is cut or folded in half parallel to its shorter sides, it retains the same aspect ratio.

This unique property allows for seamless scaling between different sizes within the series - a feature that proves invaluable in various professional settings such as printing and design. It's this versatility that makes S22R, along with other sizes within ISO 216, universally adaptable across diverse industries.

While S22R may not be as widely recognized as some other paper sizes, it carries significant value due to its adherence to international standards and versatile properties derived from its unique aspect ratio.

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Interesting facts about S22R

1: S22R paper is a specific type of paper used in the printing industry.

S22R paper is a commonly used term in the printing industry to refer to a specific size of paper. It is part of the S series, which stands for "Standard" and is widely recognized by printers worldwide.

2: S22R paper belongs to the ISO 216 standard for paper sizes.

The ISO 216 standard defines various paper sizes, including the S series. S22R falls under this standard and has specific dimensions that make it suitable for certain printing purposes.

3: The dimensions of S22R paper are not fixed.

Unlike some other ISO 216 sizes, such as A4 or A5, which have fixed dimensions, the exact measurements of S22R can vary depending on regional or individual preferences. However, it generally falls within a specific range defined by the ISO standard.

4: The aspect ratio of S22R paper is approximately √2 (1.414).

The aspect ratio refers to the proportional relationship between the width and height of a sheet of paper. In the case of S22R, its aspect ratio is approximately equal to √2 (the square root of 2), which allows for easy scaling and resizing when printing or copying documents.

5: The origin of the "S" series dates back to German DIN standards in the early 20th century.

The concept behind standardized paper sizes originated with German DIN (Deutsches Institut für Normung) standards introduced in Germany during the early 20th century. These standards aimed to simplify and streamline printing processes across industries.

6: S22R paper is commonly used for printing posters and large-format documents.

Due to its larger size compared to standard office paper, S22R is often preferred for printing posters, banners, architectural plans, and other large-format documents. Its dimensions provide ample space for detailed designs and information.

7: The "S" series includes various other sizes apart from S22R.

The S series encompasses a range of paper sizes beyond just S22R. It includes sizes such as SRA0, SRB1, SRD3, and many more. Each size serves specific purposes in the printing industry.

8: The ISO 216 standard was first introduced in 1975.

The ISO 216 standard that defines the various paper sizes, including the S series, was first introduced by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1975. It has since been widely adopted globally to ensure compatibility and ease of use across different countries and industries.

9: The "S" series is not as widely known or used as the "A" series of paper sizes.

While the A series (e.g., A4) is more commonly recognized and used worldwide for general office purposes, the S series (including S22R) is primarily utilized within the printing industry. Its usage may vary depending on regional preferences or specific printing requirements.

10: Different countries may have their own variations of similar-sized papers within the "S" series.

Although there are standardized dimensions defined by ISO for each size within the "S" series, some countries may have their own variations or local standards that slightly deviate from these dimensions. It's important to consider regional variations when working with S22R paper or any other size within the "S" series.